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There are 16 RCN branches across Scotland. Branches hold regular meetings and organise events to promote nursing and nursing issues locally.

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Our governance documents

Our Royal Charter, standing orders, regulations, policies and processes ensure good governance of the organisation.

View RCN regulation, policy and process documents

Ayrshire and Arran

  • Chair: Julie Lamberth
  • Treasurer: Stewart Donnelly
  • Secretary: Michael Brown


  • Chair: Yvonne Chapple
  • Treasurer: Julie Campbell
  • Secretary: Melanie Gillie


  • Chair: Claire Ireland
  • Treasurer: Judith Ross
  • Secretary: Cathy Sharp

Dumfries and Galloway

  • Chair: Dougie Lockhart
  • Treasurer: Sandra Manson
  • Secretary: Vanessa Martin


  • Chair: Richard Watters
  • Treasurer: Marie Innes
  • Secretary: Nykoma Hamilton

Forth Valley

  • Chair: Theresa Connor
  • Treasurer: Lindsey Orr
  • Secretary: Derek Crossan


  • Chair: Norma Laurenson
  • Treasurer: Donald Todd
  • Secretary: Jackie Leith

Greater Glasgow

  • Chair: Garry Campbell
  • Treasurer: Ricky Sherriff-Short
  • Secretary: Elaine Robertson


  • Chair: Elspeth Caithness
  • Treasurer: Paul George
  • Secretary: Laura Tracey

Lanarkshire and State Hospital

  • Chair: Tom Wilson
  • Treasurer: Jane McCormick
  • Secretary: Jim Hughes


  • Chair: Stuart McLauchlan
  • Treasurer: Andy Notman
  • Secretary: Shirley Park


  • Chair: Linda Merriman
  • Treasurer: Vacant
  • Secretary: Vacant


  • Chair: Vacant
  • Treasurer: Amanda Warnock
  • Secretary: Julie Kidson


  • Chair: Barbara Tucker
  • Treasurer: Ruby MacAskill
  • Secretary: Martin MacGregor

Western Isles

  • Chair: Elizabeth Shelby
  • Treasurer: Jane Bain
  • Secretary: Elizabeth Shelby