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RCN launches major new campaign on health inequalities

Published: 12 November 2014

More could and should be done to improve the health of people living in the most deprived areas, according to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland. This comes at the same time as it is revealed by YouGov that 62% of people in Scotland believe health inequalities are unfair

Clear guidance needed to improve care of dying

Published: 18 November 2014

Clear guidance for staff on good practice in supporting people in the last days and hours of life is essential, says RCN Scotland

All health boards must have assurance systems in place, says RCN Scotland

Published: 18 November 2014

Health boards should have assurance systems in place, to collate data on staffing levels, cleanliness and pressure points, to help make the NHS safer, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader response to Audit Scotland report on NHS finances

Published: 30 October 2014

An Audit Scotland report published today confirms that the NHS is under increasing pressure and, as a result, the Scottish Government’s 2020 vision for the NHS is at risk, reinforcing RCN concerns about the sustainability of our NHS.

Nurse leader responds to publication of health inequalities indicators

Published: 28 October 2014

Health inequalities are leading to a widening gap in age expectancy. It's time we closed the gap, says RCN Scotland director, commenting on publication of latest indicators

Nursing leader comments on NHS funding and winter pressures

Published: 27 October 2014

Short-term measures will not cure the ills of the NHS in Scotland - we need proper public debate and long-term solutions to ensure the NHS is sustainable into the future, says RCN

NHS Tayside chosen to pilot NMC revalidation – RCN Scotland responds

Published: 15 October 2014

As NMC announces NHS Tayside as one of the pilot sites for testing its revalidation prposals, RCN Scotland calls for pilots to reflect wide range of settings in which nurses work.

RCN Scotland responds to Auditor General’s report on NHS health services

Published: 24 October 2014

We need new thinking and changes in how services are provided in our NHS if it is to be sustainable into the future, says nurse leader as Audit Scotland reports on financial accounts of three NHS boards.

Nursing leader comments on Labour proposal for cross-party review of health service NHS Scotland

Published: 08 October 2014

The way health services are delivered needs to change, says RCN Scotland Director, and nurses are ready to work with political parties, patients and the public to help create a sustainable NHS.

Nursing leader comments on NHS finances as latest stats are published

Published: 30 September 2014

Tough decisions may need to be taken to ensure our NHS remains sustainable, says RCN Scotland Director as latest ISD statistics are published

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