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Health care assistant, assistant practitioner, nursing associate and trainee nursing associate members

Thank you for being one of us

The world’s largest nursing-specific trade union and professional body. As a HCA, AP, NA or TNA, here are some of the services and benefits available to you as an RCN member. 

Going on maternity leave or taking a career break? Switch your membership to save money and stay protected. 

Professional development

Our career resources provide CV tips, coaching and an extensive range of learning tools.

Legal support

Our in-house specialist legal team can provide advice, support and represent you as an RCN member.

Get involved

Become an RCN representative or join one of our many forums and networks.  Get involved and together we can achieve more.

First steps

Covering the most important factors that will get you started in your career.


Find out about applying for a hardship grant through our Lamplight service.
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Explore the discounts and offers available to you.


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Health+Care Magazine

Read the latest articles and unmissable features.

Support for you

As an RCN member you can contact us for workplace support, financial advice and more on 0345 772 6100, 8.30am to 8.30pm 365 days a year.

Questions about your membership?

Find out how to change your personal details, find your membership number, subscribe to or change an RCNi journal, claim tax relief and more.