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RCN Scotland

RCN Scotland

Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland

We campaign on issues of concern to nurses and patients, influencing health policies and promoting excellence in nursing practice on behalf of our members.

Ask For More Campaign

Staffing for safe & effective care

A Bill is being debated at the Scottish Parliament and this is an opportunity to get staffing levels right so that patients always receive safe and effective care.

Join the RCN’s campaign to ‘Ask for more’ for nursing teams and their patients.

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Nursing pay

Find out what's happening on nursing pay in Scotland

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Scottish specific news stories

Scotland press office

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Become an RCN rep 

Reps are vital links between the RCN and our members. They are the RCN's ambassadors in the workplace, helping to influence policies, assist members and shape our profession. 

If you have what it takes to become an RCN steward, safety representative or learning representative, we will support you and give you the tools to succeed.

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All members belong to an RCN branch. Branches participate in and influence the work of the RCN.

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We Care

Valuing our Health Care Support Workers

Celebrating the role of health care support workers with two specially commissioned films.

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RCN Magazines

The RCN Magazines have gone digital. Visit our new online platform for all the usual unmissable features, incisive analysis and expert opinion.



As a registered nurse or midwife you must revalidate every three years to continue practising.


RCN Scotland Learning Hub

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Page last updated - 29/01/2019