Health visitors and other practitioners must be given clear advice between now and the new implementation date of August 2017 for the Named Person Service so they can continue to do their jobs effectively.
Rising vacancy rate shows that the increase in staff in NHS Scotland is not keeping pace with demand, says RCN Scotland.
Scottish Government needs to ensure health boards have resources to invest in nursing and change how services are delivered, says RCN Scotland.
Broadband is essential in realising the benefits of digital technologies for health and care so it is vital that the project to roll out access across all of Scotland stays right on track.
Clarity needed for health visitors and others who will be acting as Named Persons on how Supreme Court ruling will impact on role and its implementation.
Over the next few weeks RCN members will begin to hear directly from their branch and forum executives, by email, on social media and on the RCN website.
The RCN today wholeheartedly condemned any prejudice or racist abuse directed at nursing staff following last week’s referendum on EU membership.
Following the results of the vote on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, the RCN has made the following statement.
RCN in Scotland is raising concerns about the lack of progress on tackling health inequalities in Scotland.
The Scottish Government is to put ‘safe staffing’ on a statutory basis in Scotland, First Minister tells RCN Congress.