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RCN Congress

Congress 2024 will take place in Newport, Wales from 2 to 6 June 

Thank you for joining us for Congress 2023

The voice of nursing rang out loud and clear during Congress 2023 in Brighton. Thank you for bringing your passion, sharing your vision and engaging in change-making debates.

Check out some of the highlights in our wrap film, catch up via our recordings of debates and keynote speeches, and save the date for Congress 2024 in Newport, Wales, 2-6 June.

Network, learn, develop, debate

Congress is the ultimate opportunity to network with peers, hear from exceptional keynote speakers and take part in hot-topic debates about the issues affecting the nursing workforce.

Plus, with a dynamic learning and wellbeing programme, exhibition and vibrant seafront location, you’re sure to leave Congress feeling enriched and inspired.

Council's report to members

This report details the work carried out so far on the resolutions passed at Congress 2022.

As ever, it was a broad and far-reaching agenda, with issues including ethical overseas recruitment, Agenda for Change and Long COVID.

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News from Congress 2023

Connecting you with the right people

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Exhibit your product or service

Does your company sell a product, technology or service that has a positive impact on the nursing profession and patients? Why not exhibit at the UK’s largest nursing event?

> Learn more about exhibiting

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Browse our exhibition

Showcasing the latest nursing products, technologies and services, Congress Exhibition connects you with the companies who can help improve the patient experience and further your career.

> See who exhibited at Congress 2023

Support for you at Congress

The safety and security of our delegates is our top priority. Read about the measures we've put in place to support you and how you can report any concerns.
Pat Cullen

Congress is a brilliant opportunity to continue the important conversations you've been having in workplaces and on picket lines around the UK. Come to Congress with fire in your belly and help shape the future of nursing.

Pat Cullen RCN General Secretary & Chief Executive

Previous Congresses

View some of our previous debates in the RCN archive.