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 you at every step of your nursing career. With more than 30 years of being at the forefront of nursing education and as part of the Royal College of Nursing Group, we are a trusted provider of expert, best practice, nursing information.

All of our digital products and services can be accessed on any device, be it desktop, tablet or smartphone.


Our journals

RCNi produces 11 journals, in print and digital formats, to provide health professionals with the latest developments impacting nursing, including changes in policy, practice and research.

Each journal provides authoritative coverage of its specialist field, including peer-reviewed clinical content and continuing professional development (CPD) articles.

Click here to discover more about our journals.

Nursing Standard app

Nursing Standard app

Available for download on Android and iOS devices, the Nursing Standard app provides you with quick access to all the latest developments in nursing, wherever you are.

It places up-to-date information on pay, communication, education, end of life care, leadership, and careers, at your fingertips, and even includes a digital replica of the journal. The app is perfect for offline reading and offers live news notifications to ensure you never miss a thing.

The Nursing Standard app is available to all Nursing Standard subscribers.

Click here to find out more about the Nursing Standard app.

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Nursing Standard podcast
Nursing Standard podcast

The Nursing Standard podcast is the UK's first news podcast specifically designed for nurses.

Episodes feature a review of the latest events shaping the profession, interviews with top names in nursing, and discussions on best practice with our specialist journal editors and care experts.

Subscribe to the Nursing Standard podcast on iTunes (for Apple and desktop users) or on Stitcher (for Android, desktop and Apple users).

Click here to discover more about the Nursing Standard podcast.

RCNi Decision Support

RCNi Decision Support Tool

RCNi Decision Support is an interactive online and mobile resource that supports registered nurses and healthcare professionals with evidence-based clinical information at the time and location of decision making.

It is designed to support decision making and standardise care across organisations, as well as improve the quality and safety of care provided.

RCNi Decision Support is intended to be completed by the healthcare practitioner within approximately 20-30 minutes of presentation of a variety of conditions or situations. The topics cover a range of applicability across the acute and community sectors.

Click here to find out more about RCNi Decision Support.


RCNi Portfolio

The RCNi Portfolio helps nurses to comply with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements for revalidation by organising evidence and documents, calculating hours spent on continuing professional development and recording reflective accounts.

It helps you to keep on track and uses a colour-coded system to show you at a glance how close you are to having all the information you need to revalidate.

It also includes access to interactive multiple-choice questionnaires designed to help improve your knowledge and add to your personal CPD hours.

Click here to find out more about RCNi Portfolio.

RCNi Learning

RCNi Learning is an interactive online learning resource for qualified nurses and nursing students, accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Centre for Professional Accreditation.

A subscription to RCNi Learning, either as an individual or an organisation providing access to employees, unlocks access to over 200 online training modules on a wide range of nursing subjects, with an annual programme releasing new modules. Save your progress, complete pre- and post- learning quizzes to show learning development, and receive a certificate to save into your portfolio.

Click here to find out more about RCNi Learning.


RCNi Nurse Awards

We celebrate and promote nurses’ excellent work by organising the glittering RCNi Nurse Awards, the biggest and brightest nursing event in the profession’s calendar.

Angela Hall
Angela Hall, RCN Nurse of the Year 2018
Picture: Mark Hakansson

Sponsored by top industry names, our nurse awards shine a light on nursing's brightest stars, giving national recognition to innovative practice and encouraging nurse leaders of the future.

Click here to discover more about the Nurse Awards.

RCN Bulletin Jobs

We host RCN Bulletin Jobs, a one-stop resource for finding and applying for the best jobs in nursing and healthcare.

Registration is quick and the site has been mobile-optimised, making it as simple as possible for you to take the next step in your career, no matter your band, practice sector or location.

Hundreds of new posts are added every month and you can browse vacancies by field of practice, grade or area.

You can store and tailor your CV to save time when applying for jobs, and search for recruiters, set up targeted job alerts or read career advice.

Click here to visit the RCN Bulletin Jobs site.


Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair

The Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair is the largest recruitment event for nurses in the UK. Held in several different cities across the year, it is packed with recruiters and information for nurses wishing to advance their career.

Nurses in attendance can network, take part in one of the many free career-focused and CPD-accredited seminars, and benefit from talking to potential employers face-to-face.

Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair evens are free to attend, simply register on the website.

RCNi Study Days

From 2018 RCNi is introducing a brand-new series of Study Days. As well as the established Revalidation events, the Chronic Disease Management events will begin in April and visit 6 locations across the UK.

All RCNi Study Days benefit from being CPD-accredited and offer nurses the chance to enhance their self-development with up to seven hours of participatory learning on offer at each event.

Agendas are designed around key learning objectives and delivered by local leading experts to ensure nurses gain practical take-aways and easy-to-implement skills, making them the perfect tool to aid all nursing professionals with their revalidation requirements and ongoing professional development.

To see our full Study Day calendar of events, click here.


Specialist conferences

Each year our specialist journal editors host a series of conferences exploring the key issues facing their readers. Expert speakers in relevant fields give talks and hold workshops, and each conference discusses ways to move the profession forward by sharing best practice and innovation.

Click here to view our calendar of upcoming events.

Write for us

We mentor authors who wish to write for our publications.

We are always interested in hearing from our readers and have a number of resources available to help give your practice a voice in the wider community.

We welcome submissions in a variety of subjects from experienced and new authors on clinical topics, original research, literature reviews, service innovation and continuing professional development.

Click here to discover how to submit content for publication.


Hosted content

We offer the opportunity for you to access resources of interest to the nursing profession produced by the Royal College of Nursing and other external organisations.

This content is free to access and covers a range of topics from diabetes to end-of-life care.

Click here to read our hosted content.