7 Sep 2021
New NHS Scotland workforce statistics published today (7th September 2021) show nursing and midwifery vacancies have been at a record high since March, with over 4,800 posts unfilled.
1 Sep 2021
The Royal College of Nursing’s new Interim Scotland Director, Colin Poolman takes up post today.
27 Aug 2021
The Scottish Government has announced an increased pay award for senior nursing staff and others on Agenda for Change bands 8 and 9.
25 Aug 2021
The Scottish government’s NHS recovery plan, published today (25 August 2021) sets out a range of reforms across primary and acute NHS services to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 Aug 2021
Comment on the Scottish Government’s proposals for an independent public inquiry into the handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from Julie Lamberth, Chair, Royal College of Nursing Scotland Board
20 Aug 2021
Our members are clear that with around 3,300 nursing vacancies in our NHS alone, fair pay is needed to ensure we recruit and retain the nursing staff needed to provide the best patient care and recover from this pandemic.
19 Aug 2021
The Royal College of Nursing is calling on the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care to act now to recognise the contribution of Scotland’s nursing staff.
18 Aug 2021
Last week saw the launch of the Scottish Government’s consultation on their proposals to create a National Care Service in Scotland.
8 Jul 2021
RCN Scotland is calling for urgent action to tackle the staff shortages facing Scotland’s health and social care services.
5 Jul 2021
The resource outlines how industrial action is initiated, organised and safely carried out.
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