RCNi is the premier provider of innovative and creative information solutions for the whole nursing team and associated health professionals
We produce 11 journals, including Nursing Standard, to provide health professionals with the latest developments impacting nursing, including changes in policy, practice and research.
We also offer a range of digital products including RCNi Decision Support, designed to support decision making and standardise care across organisations, RCNi Learning, an interactive online resource of CPD training modules, and the RCNi Portfolio, an online store and tracking system to help you with revalidation.
We celebrate exceptional care in the profession through the RCNi Nurse Awards, and help to develop careers and enhance practice with events such as the popular Nursing and Careers Jobs Fair, and revalidation seminars.
Founded in 1987 and formerly known as RCN Publishing, RCNi is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal College of Nursing.
The RCN's Royal Charter, standing orders, regulations, policies and processes ensure good governance of the organisation. Click here to read more about these governance documents.
RCNi is a proud member of STM, the global voice of scholarly publishing.
Board of Directors
- Tim Brooks (chairman)
- Kay Fawcett
- Roy Grant
- Dr Aisha Holloway
- Caroline McNamara
- Martin Richardson
- Sophie Wybrew-Bond
- Rachel Armitage (Managing Director)
- Gary Bell (interim Editorial Director)
- Phil Smithers (Sales and Marketing Director)
Each of our journals provide authoritative coverage of their specialist fields, including peer-reviewed clinical content and continuing professional development (CPD) articles.
Click the links below to access our individual titles or click here to discover more about our journals.
Editorial advisory board
Each journal has an editorial advisory board of clinical experts who help to guide the scope of our content. The RCNi editorial advisory board consists of the following members:
|Dr Caroline Shuldham (Chair)||Independent healthcare consultant||Paul Jebb||Deputy Director of Nursing, Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust|
|Sandra Aitcheson||Nurse Consultant, Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland||Professor Tonks Fawcett||Professor of Student Learning (Nurse Education), School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh|
|Beverley Baker||Matron, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham||Lorraine Hicking-Woodison||Health Care Support Worker Adviser, Practice Nurse Adviser Team, (hosted by West Kent CCG)|
|Joanne Bosanquet MBE Queen's Nurse||Chief Executive, The Foundation of Nursing Studies||Professor Fiona Irvine||Head of Nursing, University of Birmingham|
|Professor James Buchan||Faculty of Social Sciences and Health Care, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh||Professor Daniel Kelly||RCN Professor, Cardiff University|
|Clare Cable||Chief Executive and Nurse Director, Queen's Nursing Institute, Scotland. Honorary Professor, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh||Group Captain Di Lamb||Defence Professor of Nursing, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (Academia & Research), Medical Directorate, Joint Force Command, Birmingham|
|Molly Case||Registered Nurse, King's College Hospital, London||Carol-Ann Murray||Joint Commissioning Manager – Children and Young People, Partnership Commissioning Team, NHS Southward Clinical Commissioning Group and Southwark Council, London|
|Professor Dave Clarke, PhD, MA, BSc (Hons), RGN/RSCN||Foundation Professor of Nursing, University of Leicester||Liz Read||
Clinical Ward Manager, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
|Rachel Dakin||Student Nurse, University of Nottingham||Dr Yana Richens||Deputy Head of Maternity Services, Nursing Directorate, NHS England|
|Alison Dinning||Institute Clinical Lead (Education and Development), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust||Dr Theresa Shaw||Chief executive, Foundation of Nursing Studies|
|Reece Doonan||Emergency Department Nurse, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust||Manyara Mushore||Course Director, BSc Mental Health Nursing; Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University|
Products and services
We are continuously improving and adding to our range of digital products to help guide you through your studies and continuing professional development (CPD), to develop your career, and to help you to deliver outstanding patient care.
We aim to inform and inspire nurses at every step of their career. With over thirty years at the forefront of nurse education, and as part of the Royal College of Nursing Group, we are a trusted provider of expert nursing information.
Click here to find out more about how our products and services can enhance your practice.
We hold many popular events throughout the year, including the RCNi Nurse Awards, the UK’s biggest ceremony for celebrating innovative practice and exceptional patient care in the nursing profession.
We also organise the Nursing and Careers Jobs Fair, the largest nursing recruitment event in the UK. Our jobs fairs are held across the country and provide nurses with the opportunity to meet employers face to face, and to attend free seminars that offer insight into everything from revalidation and preceptorship, to improving interview skills.
The Nursing and Careers Jobs Fair is free to attend, simply register on the website.