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PARLIAMENTARY BRIEFING: RCN Scotland Employment Survey

26 January 2022
This report provides a summary of the views of RCN members nearly two years into the pandemic. These findings paint a detailed picture of members’ professional lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Key findings

  • More than 6 in 10 nursing staff in Scotland are considering or planning to leave their jobs. 
  • Nearly 40% of nursing staff are working beyond their contracted hours most shifts.
  • 72% are under too much pressure at work. 
  • 67% are too busy to provide the level of care they would like.

Page last updated - 15/03/2022