Representing nurses, nursing support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland
We campaign on issues of concern to nursing staff and patients, influencing health policies and promoting excellence in nursing practice on behalf of our members.
Scotland Nurse of the Year 2024
The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland is delighted to be holding its second annual RCN Scotland Nurse of the Year Awards in May 2024. The awards are designed to recognise, highlight, and celebrate the dedication and outstanding professional care of nursing staff across Scotland. We are delighted to invite nominations across 13 categories.
Scottish COVID-19 public inquiry
The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry has been set up to examine Scotland’s preparedness and devolved response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to learn lessons for the future. Find out more about the inquiry and how you can submit evidence to the inquiry.
Learn about the RCN Scotland Library services available to you and how to visit the space.
The RCN Magazine has gone digital. Visit our new online platform for all the usual unmissable features, incisive analysis and expert opinion.
23 Nov 2023
Expert body needed to ensure the forthcoming Employment Injuries Assistance benefit reflects modern workplace hazards
The Royal College of Nursing has backed proposals for a new expert body to advise the Scottish Government on modernising the industrial injuries benefit system to meet the needs of Scotland’s workers.
23 Nov 2023
Today, 23 November, the RCN in Scotland is celebrating Nursing Support Workers’ Day, to acknowledge the vital part they play health and social care.
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Find out who to contact and how to find us.
Arrange a meeting in the RCN Scotland HQ in Edinburgh in advance by calling 0345 772 6100.
Latest blog posts
- 23 Nov 2023 The student, the nursing support worker and the mysterious poly bag
- 23 Nov 2023 Nursing support workers are here for us – and we’re here for them
- 17 Nov 2023 'It takes a lot of work to unlearn our own biases'
Page last updated - 09/11/2023