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Rejoining the ICN: vote yes and you will advance nursing, here and in developing countries

COVID-19 has highlighted how much we need a strong global voice to demand better conditions

COVID-19 has highlighted how much we need a strong global voice to improve pay, conditions and the status of the profession

On 14 May, the RCN will ask its members to vote on whether it should apply to re-join the International Council of Nurses (ICN), which it left in 2013.

If we re-joined, the UK and every RCN member would once again be part of a worldwide federation of more than 130 national nurses’ associations, acknowledged by many as the global voice of nurses.

ICN’s important role during the pandemic

This would enhance our power to drive forward change to

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