Read the latest opinions from the RCN in Scotland
As the complexity of residents’ clinical need increases, the skills, competencies and availability of registered nurses within our care homes is becoming ever more important says Eileen McKenna RCN Scotland’s Associate Director for Professional Practice.
Despite our leading dementia strategies, not everyone with dementia gets access to such nurses when they need them, says Professor Debbie Tolson.
This week marks 'Good life, good death, good grief' week and Sandra Campbell, writes about the vital role nurses play in providing end of life care.
New legislation for staffing for safe and effective care is a tribute to our influencing power, says Tom Wilson.
Too many Senior Charge Nurses are overloaded with competing demands says Jasmin Clark.
Staffing for safe and effective care is everyone’s business, says Aurelia Kungu.
It's not something most nurses think about but, says Gillian Knowles, award nominations can reaffirm why the work they do is so important.
The case for change to the pay banding for all health visitors was compelling, says Norman Provan, and the RCN can support members to make a case for individual change through the job evaluation process.
This week marks Scotland’s Digital Health and Social Care week – highlighting the digital health and social care landscape. Digital technology is already transforming the way nursing care is delivered. It's vitally important that all nursing staff are equipped to lead this change, writes Sian Kiely.
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.
Page last updated - 03/08/2019