Right now, thousands of nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers across the UK continue to be at the forefront of battling COVID-19. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our supporters, since April 2020, the RCN Foundation helped 3,286 nursing and midwifery staff, providing just over £1.45 M in grants through our COVID-19 Support Fund and the Stelios Says Thank you Awards.

Find out more about how we are supporting the nursing and midwifery staff during COVID-19 

Recent news and events from the RCN Foundation

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External Adviser to the RCN Foundation Appointments Panel

We’re recruiting! Find out more here

Credit: Three witches with a cat, a dog and a bird. Engraving, ca. 1800, after a woodcut, 1619.  Wellcome Collection.

'Witches' Stories

Read more about Folk Healers and Midwives accused of Witchcraft in Scotland 1563-1736

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YARNS study

The RCN Foundation funded a study to review and inform the development of age-appropriate support and rehabilitation for young adults experiencing stroke.

RCN Foundation Virtual Impact Awards 2021

Join us in celebrating our seven outstanding Impact Award winners

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Call for Grant Reviewers

The RCN Foundation is currently looking for individuals across all fields of nursing and at all levels to act as Grant Reviewers.

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The courage of compassion

A new report commissioned by the RCN Foundation and produced by The King’s Fund, sets out eight recommendations to address the core needs of nurses and midwives at work.