Blogs

702 blog posts
  • Pat Cullen Pat Cullen 3 Dec 2021

    Standing up for our profession and our patients

    Pat Cullen, Interim General Secretary and Chief Executive, shares the outcome of our NHS pay indicative ballots and ongoing support for our members.

  • Social Care Jacqui Neil Jacqui Neil 3 Dec 2021

    A National Care Service for Scotland

    This summer I was fortunate to start in my new role as Senior Nurse for policy and professional practice, a role in which I am determined to make a difference in supporting nursing practice across Scotland’s health and social care services.

  • Fiona Hibberts Fiona Hibberts 2 Dec 2021

    Ending well

    A challenge to think about what we will learn from the year 2021, COVID and beyond. My last blog as Chair of the forum, a career reflection.

  • RCN rep badge logo 2020 Julie Lamberth Julie Lamberth 25 Nov 2021

    Thank you reps

    As many of you will know, I thrive on my RCN rep roles. 

  • Polly Livermore Polly Livermore 24 Nov 2021

    Announcing the new & improved 'Administering Subcutaneus Methotrexate for Inflammatory Arthritis 2021'

    It has been five years since the third edition of this valuable guidance document was published in 2016. This new edition follows the recipe for success of the three previous versions. 

  • Steph Garner Steph Garner 23 Nov 2021

    From nursing support worker to midwife

    Nursing support worker turned midwife Steph Garner shares her story of her nursing journey.

  • illustration of a diverse crowd Maive Coley Maive Coley 23 Nov 2021

    Putting a spotlight on diversity within the nursing support workforce

    Vice-Chair of the RCN Nursing Support Workers Committee Maive Coley explains why it’s so important we talk about equality and inclusion this Nursing Support Workers’ Day. 

  • Nursing Support Workers' Day 20201 Lorraine McLaughlin Lorraine McLaughlin 23 Nov 2021

    Happy Nursing Support Workers' Day

    Today is Nursing Support Worker Day and we are taking this opportunity to shine a spotlight on the amazing contribution that we, as nursing support workers, make within nursing. 

  • Nursing Support Workers' Day 20201 Colin Poolman Colin Poolman 22 Nov 2021

    Time to celebrate Scotland’s nursing support workers

    Nursing support workers are the bedrock of our wards, clinics and community teams working with children and adults in all aspects of physical and mental health.  

  • Nicky Hughes Nicky Hughes 19 Nov 2021

    The indicative ballot is here – have your say!

    Nicky Hughes, Associate Director (Employment Relations), RCN Wales, encourages all eligible members to vote in the indicative ballot, open until 30 November, and for everyone to get involved in the campaign for #FairPayforNursing