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RCN Scotland

RCN Scotland

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.

Band 5 nursing roles review

Find out more about the review process which is now open for submissions. Download resources to assist you in completing your application.


Share your views on safe staffing

Scotland’s safe staffing legislation - the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Act 2019 – came into force last month. We want to understand and measure the impact of the Act.


Safe Staffing in Scotland

Find out more about the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Act which comes into force on 1st April 2024 and what Scotland's safe staffing legislation means to you

Safe Staffing Saves Lives
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Nursing pay in Scotland

Find out more about our campaign, recent pay deals pay in the independent sector.
Safe staffing means safe care for patients

Safe staffing in Scotland

Find out more about our work on safe staffing, including on the implementation of the legislation and associated guidance.
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Our Learning Hub

Learn about the RCN Scotland Library services available to you and how to visit the space.

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RCN Magazine

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


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Share your story

The pressure on you and our profession is greater than ever before. As the Voice of Nursing, the RCN wants to hear your story so we can understand the professional and personal impact of today’s pressures and demonstrate to politicians, employers, the public and the media the issues that are affecting the nursing workforce. 
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Contact RCN Scotland

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.

Page last updated - 17/06/2024