Your web browser is outdated and may be insecure

The RCN recommends using an updated browser such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome

RCN HQ exterior

About the RCN


Europe's largest collection of nursing publications, journals and theses at your fingertips.

What the RCN does

We are a membership organisation of over half a million registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students.

Royal College of Nursing building sign

Join the UK's largest union and professional body for nursing

Whether you're a nurse, midwife, HCA, AP or student, you can get a huge range of benefits when you join the RCN.

female RCN member at Congress