Read the latest opinions from the RCN in Scotland
In the week that the Scottish Government announces an increase in numbers for nurses and midwives in training, Professor Ian Murray reflects on the impact that getting the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill right could have on ensuring we have the nursing workforce we need in years to come.
As the centenary of the end of the First World War approaches this weekend, Siobhán O'Connor reflects on the experiences in the war of Mairi Chisholm and Elsie Knocker, who joined the Flying Ambulance Corps and set up their own first aid post to be nearer to the frontline.
It's time for change, says Theresa Connor, as she explains the professional and personal reasons why she's joining the 'Ask for more' day of action this weekend.
Senior Charge Nurses are at the heart of safe and effective care. It's time to make them non-caseload holding so they can use their expertise in the right place at the right time, says Bruce Honeyman.
Nurses, health care support workers and midwives know that there’s a direct link between having the time to care and positive patient outcomes. It's time to make sure decision makers hear that message loud and clear, says Stewart Donnelly.
Theresa Fyffe explains how RCN Scotland staff got that feelgood factor helping out with the Cyrenians in Edinburgh.
Nursing has a lot to thank Florence Nightingale for but perhaps her assertion that every woman is a nurse and that this comes naturally to them (Nightingale, 1860) has had a long-term unintended consequence.
Stewart Donnelly thanks those who gave their views and commits to continuing the fight for fair pay.
Graham Revie says NHS staff might have seen an increase in their pay in July but they shouldn't be fooled - they still need to vote vote on the three-year deal on offer.
Ros Shaw explains more about the further negotiations on selected terms and conditions which will be taking place in the coming months.
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