Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland
How we influenced the Scottish election 2021
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In these extraordinary times we want to hear your story wherever you are working - in our communities, care homes or hospitals.
7 Sep 2021
New NHS Scotland workforce statistics published today (7th September 2021) show nursing and midwifery vacancies have been at a record high since March, with over 4,800 posts unfilled.
1 Sep 2021
The Royal College of Nursing’s new Interim Scotland Director, Colin Poolman takes up post today.
RCN Scotland Student and NQN conference 2020
Supporting our members who work in care homes
We've developed a set of information and resources to assist you in providing high quality care to residents.
Due to ongoing developments related to COVID-19 pandemic, as a precaution, the RCN Scotland office in Edinburgh (including the RCN learning hub) is closed until further notice. Please note that whilst the office is closed, the RCN remains open for business as usual, with services from the closed offices and libraries continuing remotely.
You can also find contact details for members of the RCN Scotland teams.
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RCN members are leading the campaign for fair pay. RT this video and remind your followers why nursing is a highly… https://t.co/emrklkQBFT
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Don't miss your chance to get involved. Nominations are open to elect a member for the Scottish seat on the RCN UK… https://t.co/ls1h82V5gK
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RT @RCNStudents: Nominations are open for the election of the seats on the RCN UK Students Committee in the following countries and regions…
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Do you work in the independent sector? Tell us how you've used your nursing knowledge to support your managers' and… https://t.co/vP2kG7PZMq
Latest blog posts
- 16 Sep 2021 Government must act to ease nursing staff crisis
- 13 Sep 2021 Care Home Nursing – Adapting to change
- 11 Aug 2021 Summer of action is signal of intent
- 11 Jul 2021 Urgent action needed to beat nursing shortages
- 3 Jun 2021 Fair pay, safe staffing and staff wellbeing must be the building blocks for service recovery
As a registered nurse or midwife you must revalidate every three years to continue practising.
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Page last updated - 29/07/2021