Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland
NHS pay offer 2022-23 - ballot closed
Thank you to all RCN members employed by the NHS in Scotland on Agenda for Change terms and conditions who cast their vote in the ballot. Your participation will help inform the next appropriate steps in response to the Scottish government’s NHS pay offer. You can find out more about what happens now the pay ballot has closed.
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.
Share your experiences with us
In these extraordinary times we want to hear your story wherever you are working - in our communities, care homes or hospitals.
14 Jul 2022
New UCAS data published today [14 July] shows a 12% drop in applications to nursing programmes in Scotland in the last year. The number of applicants to Scottish programmes is 7,930 as of 30 June 2022, compared to 9,010 in 2021.
12 Jul 2022
From today (12 July) RCN Scotland members working in the NHS can have their say on the Scottish government pay offer for 2022-23. Members working in NHS Scotland on Agenda for Change contracts are receiving emails and letters to enable them to vote.
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Nominations are open to elect seven members of the Scotland Board. All Scotland members who meet the eligibility cr… https://t.co/hRCyLaHZJz
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Have you nominated in our RCN Scotland Nurse of the Year Awards, designed to recognise and celebrate the dedication… https://t.co/flE3Y66Bb8
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Today nursing staff at QEUH delivered a 1800+ strong letter demanding serious action on safe staffing. Members are… https://t.co/345CMUsLla
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Do you have questions about changes to the NHS pension scheme? Join RCN National Officer Chris Musgrave for a prese… https://t.co/llWE8wopln
Latest blog posts
- 24 Jul 2022 What would industrial action on NHS pay mean?
- 14 Jul 2022 Enough is enough - it's time to send the strongest message possible
- 28 Jun 2022 A simple step but crucial to success
- 26 Jun 2022 A clinical role in care homes
- 26 Jun 2022 Championing the voice of the care home nurse
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 - 04/08/2022