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RCN Wales

Representing nurses, HCAs and APs, nursing students and midwives across Wales.

The RCN is the largest professional association and trade union for nurses, including student nurses and health care support workers. It has 435,000 members in the UK and approximately 25,000 members in Wales. The mission of the RCN in Wales is to represent nurses and nursing, promote excellence in practice and to shape health policy in Wales.

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Nursing Pay

Find out the latest information about NHS pay in Wales

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RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year Awards 2018

Celebrating the shining stars of the nursing family!

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RCN Wales library

  • Ty Maeth, King George V Drive East, Cardiff CF14 4XZ
  • 029 2068 0734. Please note this number is for library enquiries only. Call 0345 772 6100 for general queries.

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All members belong to an RCN branch. Branches work across the NHS, independent and third sectors to deliver services to members and provide opportunities for members to participate in, shape and influence the work of the RCN.

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Role descriptors in Primary Care and Community Care Nursing 2017

​Role descriptors in primary and community care nursing, 2017 has been developed to help inform discussions with key stakeholders, and the development of the emerging model for primary care, and provides the basis for considering the development of new and existing roles within primary and community nursing'. 

Read the role descriptors here 

Please contact Nigel Downes, Associate Director (Professional Practice) RCN Wales on  if you would like to discuss or explore this document further.


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Page last updated - 17/09/2018