News and Events

The latest nursing news and RCN events

7 April

RCN backs World Health Organization calls for greater investment in nursing workforce

New report highlights vital role nurses play in ensuring the wellbeing of people worldwide and calls for more jobs, better pay and support for nursing students.

2 April

COVID-19 temporary register expands to include some overseas nurses and those who left the profession up to five years ago

The NMC will invite more people to join its temporary register as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies. 

2 April

Guidance on recommended use of PPE is published

The UK-wide guidance outlines what personal protective equipment should be used in different settings and circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 April

Community-based nursing staff are being failed by lack of PPE

We’re demanding that nursing professionals in care homes, hospices and other community settings receive the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need.