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RCN Scotland comments on student nurse numbers announced today

Published: 10 February 2015

Student nurse numbers to increase is welcome but longer term planning, taking health and social care integration into account, is needed, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader comments on Named Person consultation

Published: 06 February 2015

The 'Named Person' concept is a positive move but it needs to be fully resourced to be successful, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader comments on A&E figures

Published: 03 February 2015

Longer waiting times at A&E are a symptom of a system struggling to cope with demand, so action is needed to put health and social care on a sustainable footing, says RCN Scotland Director

Nursing leader comment on Scottish Government out-of-hours health care review

Published: 30 January 2015

People need to be able to get the right care in the right place whenever they need it, says RCN Scotland commenting on Scottish Government announcement of a review of out-of-hours health care.

Nursing leader comments on health and social care spend

Published: 27 January 2015

The Scottish Government and new intergation authorities face huge challenges to increase number of people cared for at home or in a homely setting, says RCN Scotland

Delayed discharge announcement important first step, says RCN Scotland

Published: 20 January 2015

Investment in solving delayed discharge problem is welcome but only transparency about how the money is actually spent will prove the money is being used well, says RCN Scotland

Nursing leader comments on A&E performance figures for Scotland

Published: 09 January 2015

Itís time to stop thinking of A&E, and indeed hospital care, in isolation from the rest of health and social care, says RCN Scotland Director commenting on latest A&E performance figures

Nursing leader comments on A&E situation in Scotland

Published: 07 January 2015

The problems facing Scotland's A&E departments are a result of growing pressures on the whole health and social care system, says RCN Scotland.

Pressure on Scottish Government to take action on health inequalities grows

Published: 07 January 2015

Nurses are piling the pressure on the Scottish Government to start tackling Scotlandís worsening record on health inequalities as a matter of urgency, as MSPs debate the issue in the Scottiash Parliament today (7 January).

Nursing leader comments on Scottish Labour nurse numbers announcement

Published: 05 January 2015

RCN Scotland Director comments on Scottish Labourís announcement today (Monday 5 January) that funding from a UK-wide Mansion Tax would be used to recruit an extra 1,000 nurses into the NHS in Scotland.

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