The RCN Foundation is an independent charity, supporting the nursing community to improve the health and well-being of the public.  

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Since its inception in 2010, the Foundation has funded some amazing projects. These have looked at a range of areas including patient care and staff development in relation to dementia and an international workshop looking at developing a paediatric oncology nursing curriculum in low and middle-income countries. The Foundation also contributed to the refurbishment of the Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre.  

Bursary_schemes_thumbnailBursary Schemes 

Our scholarships and bursaries fund a wide variety of learning, development and research opportunities, providing the support individuals need to make a difference to quality patient care.  

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Through our Benevolent Funds, we provide vital support to help members of the nursing team get their lives and careers back on track in times of need. 

Latest News

The Foundation news section has the latest updates on our impact and achievements along with news about fundraising from our supporters. 

Our latest publication No Longer Suffering in Silence - A Review of the Lamplight Support Service 


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There are so many events you could sign up to from the adventurous like skydiving, mountain trekking and bungee jumps, to the tough like running events, cycle rides and swimming. Here is a list of events to get you started! 

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