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Community nursing in Scotland

What is community nursing in Scotland?

This short RCN Scotland film provides a snapshot of what community nursing is in Scotland – where you’ll find the teams; who they care for; and a few facts and figures.

Many headlines around nursing in Scotland focus on hospitals, but community teams are under enormous strain too. Community nursing teams must have the skills, knowledge and resources to be able to deliver highly complex clinical care to people in their homes and in homely settings.

Community nursing (part 1)

Nursing in our communities

Watch a recording of the popular RCN Scotland Public Lecture series for 2022. Alison Bunce, Programme Lead, Compassionate Inverclyde and RCN Nurse of the Year 2022 award winner, talks about her pioneering work designed to get 'ordinary people helping ordinary people' in their local community.

Page last updated - 09/11/2023