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RCN Scotland

Supporting members to raise concerns

Workshops for RCN stewards in Scotland

RCN stewards know from their experience that nurses, health care support workers and nursing students are working under difficult circumstances. These workshops are designed to help RCN stewards support members even more effectively during these often stressful times.

Topics to be covered will be:

Whistleblowing -

understanding how to raise concerns at work and identify issues which would fall under specific whistleblowing legislation

Discrimination -

a legal refresher looking at how stewards can support individual members and how they can work collaboratively with employers to ensure their own workplaces are free of discrimination

Bullying -

overview of practical ways reps can support members who may be experiencing bullying at work

Workshop dates:

  • 24 August 2017 - Stirling - 10am to 4pm
  • 30 August 2017 - Kilmarnock - 10am to 4pm
Lunch and refreshments will be provided 

To book a place - please send an email to L& with the following information:

  • Your full name

  • Your membership number
  • Your branch
  • Contact email address for confirmation.
For further information, please contact Joanne Noble, Learning & Development and Membership Administrator, by telephone on 0131 662 6165 or email by at

As an RCN rep, you need to be aware of the RCN guidance for members on raising concerns. You should use this guidance in addition to the employer's policy on raising concerns when members seek your advice.

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Guidance for RCN membersĀ 

Answers to the questions you might have about raising a concern, including the support you will receive.

Raising concerns guidance