Increase in applicants to nursing courses in Scotland is 'heartening', says RCN Scotland.
New poll reveals public support for health unions’ efforts to bring forward nursing pay discussions.
The RCN, along with other health unions, has been calling for pay discussions to be brought forward so that pay deals due to expire in 2021 can be replaced with a pay rise sooner.
Mental wellbeing of health and social care staff must be a priority now and in the future, says RCN Scotland
Member survey reveals a sharp rise in the proportion of nursing staff considering leaving the profession, driven primarily by concerns about pay.
This year we announce eight new RCN fellowships, an honorary fellowship, a special lifetime achievement award and awards for those who’ve made an exceptional contribution to the RCN.
A thought-provoking line-up of online events and debates has been confirmed for September onwards so members can have their say on key nursing issues.
Increases in the nursing workforce and applications to study nursing at university should not hide the urgent need to ensure that nursing is attractive, well-paid, and meaningfully supported, says RCN Scotland.
We’ve joined other health unions to write to the prime minister and chancellor asking for discussions on an early NHS pay rise.
RCN sets out eight key priorities for safely rebuilding health and social care services, emphasising the need for comprehensive mental health support for nursing staff.
Page last updated - 03/08/2019