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The Strike Hub

Your one-stop resource for strike information.

Welcome to our Strike Hub, where you’ll find everything you need to feel informed and empowered to support strike action, take part in member ballots and campaign with us for fair pay and safe staffing.

Check back regularly for the latest developments. 

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England strike ballot now open

Are you employed on an NHS Agenda for Change contract in England? You can now vote on strike action. Your ballot paper has been posted to you. Return it by post using the pre-paid envelope before 23 June.

> Read more about the ballot

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Strike action in Wales

We've written to the Welsh Government, calling for an immediate return to negotiations. If talks do not resume, strikes will take place on 6 and 7 June and 12 and 13 July.

> Learn more about our campaign in Wales

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Attend a Get Out the Vote workshop

This online session will give you the skills and tools to engage your colleagues and increase turn out for the England Strike Ballot. You can also use our toolkit to help you engage as many members as possible.

> Join a workshop today

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Find out more about industrial action

We answer your pressing questions about what happens next.

> Get answers

Financial support for striking members

Nursing staff lose a day’s wages each time they strike.

If you took part in RCN strike action, you can claim strike benefit.

If you’d like to help protect members from the financial impact of striking, donate to our strike fund.

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Campaign resources

Talking about pay with other members is one of the most important things you can do to support our Fair Pay for Nursing campaign.

Download or order our resources to help spread the word, initiate conversations and build support.

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Latest campaign news

Are you a journalist?

For all media enquiries, get in touch with our media teams via our press office page.