Anne Marie Rafferty, CBE, FRCN, FAAN
Anne Marie Rafferty, CBE, FRCN, FAAN, has been elected the next President of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). The RCN President acts as an ambassador for the nursing profession and represents the College to its members, stakeholders and the public across the UK and the world and serves as a full member of RCN Council.
Professor Rafferty is a Professor of Nursing Policy at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care at King’s College London. She has been involved in the RCN since 2015 acting as an RCN representative on the Health Quality Improvement Partnership and currently acts as a member of the Safe Staffing Expert Reference Group. She was named one of the 70 most influential nurses in 70 years of the NHS.
Professor Rafferty was inducted into the Academy in 2011.