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POLICY: Nursing at the Edge - Case Study - Champion of the underdog

01 November 2014
If Scotland is serious about addressing this country’s chronic health inequalities, we have to do much more to meet the needs of people who exist on the edges of society: those who are poor, homeless, living with mental health challenges or drug and alcohol problems, ex-prisoners and the socially disenfranchised.

This case study of Sally O’Brien, a nurse working in NHS Fife’s alcohol related brain damage team, informed our main Time To Change report
If you have any comments or would like to find out more information then please contact the RCN Scotland Policy team by emailing them at or by filling in the attached feedback form and sending it to Policy, RCN Scotland, 42 South Oswald Road, Edinburgh, EH9 2HH

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