Archive site

This site has been archived and is no longer being updated. You can visit the new RCN website at www.rcn.org.uk

News, events and campaigns

Here is where you find out about all the latest developments in nursing and health care. Get the latest news from the RCN and find out about our events and conferences, plus make sure you know about the many campaigns that we run on our members behalf.


See a wealth of information on current nursing issues, including employment matters, health and safety in the workplace, public health policy and clinical skills, plus there's updates on the work of the RCN.

Media centre

You can also access archived RCN press releases, along with biographies on key RCN personnel, including the Chief Executive & General Secretary Janet Davies and RCN President Cecilia Anim.

RCN events and conferences

The RCN organises an annual programme of events and conferences, including our annual Congress, to support your personal and professional development and provide a forum to discuss the latest developments in health care. Along with comprehensive listings of all the latest RCN events, you can find out about the events that are happening in your area, or are relevant to you.


We are constantly striving to improve working conditions for our members, along with promoting patient health and safety, and raising concerns about key health issues. In this section you can find out about our current campaigns and see how you can get involved – and make a difference for other nursing colleagues as well as the people you care for.