We are all deeply saddened by the news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but also so immensely proud that for seventy years she served as our Royal Patron.

Queen Elizabeth was a dedicated supporter of nursing and she championed the profession for decades, highlighting the work carried out by nurses and demonstrating a clear interest in issues facing the workforce.

Many RCN members will remember meeting her as she spent time with nursing staff both in the UK and overseas.

Please share your message of condolence or your memories with us today.

Pat Cullen
RCN General Secretary & Chief Executive

Queen with nurses

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Remembrance messages

RIP Your Majesty . Thankyou for your lifetime dedication . You are irreplaceable. You were truly an Amazing Queen .

Susan Lloyd

A remarkable lady and a remarkable life of service and dedication to duty as our longest serving Sovereign. Thank you your Majesty for everything ❤️Rest peacefully.

Helen McNair

RIP our beloved Queen. We will miss your beautiful smile. Thank you for supporting the nursing community.

Nahar Khalisadar

My deepest condolences. With love and remembrance

A truly remarkable lady A credit to the country and commonwealth that she kept under her wings Oh dearest Queen How the world will miss your smile and compassion for all

Valerie Evans

A wonderful monarch and Royal Patron for the RCN. Elizabeth II will be much missed.

Celia Manson

Rest in peace

Noeleen Behan

Thank you for your service to the UK and for being a 'grandmother' figure to many across the World. Your smile, endurance and positivity reached the hearts of many people. Rest in peace.

Sera Manning

My thoughts & prayers are with members of the Royal family at this sad time. The nation has lost an inspirational & dedicated leader, you have lost a mother & grandmother.

Allison Field

Thank you for your enduring Service to our country. May God Bless you on your journey and now Rest in Peace.

Mary Macadam - (was Hopkins & Hunter)

Thank you for your dedication and service. A true inspirational leader and role model that gave hope & comfort during dark times. Deepest condolences to the Royal Family

Rachael Lee

A lady of Substance! Asante sana! Ubrikiwe milele na milele. You have left a huge gap!

Flossiey Mwengi