Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland
Scotland Nurse of the Year 2022
The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland is delighted to be holding its first RCN Scotland Nurse of the Year Awards in November. The awards are designed to recognise, highlight and celebrate the dedication and outstanding professional care of nursing staff across Scotland.
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18 May 2022
Commenting on the figures for the numbers of registered nursing and midwifery professionals released today by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Colin Poolman, Director, Royal College of Nursing Scotland said “While numbers of registered nurses are moving slowly upwards, Scotland has seen the lowest increase of the four nations and the loss of 2,750 nursing and midwifery staff is being felt across health and social care services."
12 May 2022
Today (12 May), on the commemoration of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, the RCN is delighted to launch formally our first RCN Scotland Nurse of the Year Awards. The awards shine a spotlight on the best of nursing - to recognise, highlight and celebrate the dedication and outstanding professional care of nursing staff across Scotland.
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While the RCN Scotland office in Edinburgh remains closed to the public, our library is able to be accessed by booking (Visit our library page for booking details). Please note that whilst the office is closed, the RCN remains open for business as usual, with services from the closed offices continuing remotely.
You can also find contact details for members of the RCN Scotland teams.
Page last updated - 18/05/2022