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Our purpose

The RCN Foundation is committed to supporting and strengthening nursing and midwifery to improve the health and wellbeing of the public. We achieve our purpose in three different ways:

  • We support individual members of the nursing team by making grants for hardship and education
  • We invest in the nursing profession to improve patient care by funding nursing-led projects in our priority areas
  • We champion nursing through activities that raise the profile of the profession and strengthen public understanding of its contribution to improving the nation’s health.

Our values

  • Be relevant for today and ready for tomorrow
  • Be focused on impact
  • Be accountable
  • Be ambitious
  • Be collaborative