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Nursing leader comments on latest NHS figures

Published: 25 February 2014

The latest official figures show that while Scotland’s NHS is doing its best to put right past cuts, it is still under immense pressure as delayed discharges increase by 46% (80 more people) in the space of one year.

Nursing leader questions whether Scotland has enough health visitors for Named Person role

Published: 19 February 2014

As the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill is set to pass its final hurdle in the Scottish Parliament today, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland raises concerns about inadequate resourcing by the Scottish Government to make the Named Person role a reality.

Supporting members as Scotland's referendum approaches

Published: 06 February 2014

As Scotland’s referendum approaches, Michael Brown, Chair of RCN Scotland board and Chair of RCN Council, talks about our new guidance for RCN members on the subject.

Scottish Government’s flagship health policy under question by Audit Scotland

Published: 06 February 2014

Audit Scotland has today (6 February) raised serious questions about the Scottish Government’s policy for older people’s health and social care.

Nursing student numbers going up, but shortage of nurses persists, says RCN

Published: 14 January 2014

The latest announcement, for student nurses starting their course in September this year, is further welcome news that the Government is listening to the RCN's concerns about the shortage of nurses in the workforce and the problems this is causing now and storing up for the future.

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