Influencing on your behalf

Influencing Scottish health and social care policy and practice

We campaign on issues of concern to nursing staff and patients, influencing health policies and promoting excellence in nursing practice on behalf of our members.

Independent review of adult social care in Scotland

Find out more about the review looking at the long-term future of adult social care in Scotland, what we've been doing so far and how you can get involved.

Social Care

SNP virtual fringe 2020 - panel discussion

As part of our work on lobbying politicians, Theresa Fyffe, RCN Scotland Director, joined a panel discussion at the SNP virtual autumn conference. The topic for discussion was 'Priorities for Scotland's health and care'. Joining Theresa on the panel were: Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport; Clare Morrison, Director for Scotland, Royal Pharmaceutical Society; Kenryck Lloyd-Jones, Public Affairs and Policy Manager, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Scotland; and Dr Lewis Morrison, Chair, BMA Scotland.

'Priorities for Scotland's health and care'

Watch a recording of the the full panel discussion.

Parliamentary inquiry into the future of primary care

The Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament is consulting on the future of primary care. The RCN has submitted evidence on behalf of our members both on our own and as part of the multidisciplinary Primary Care Clinical Professions Group. 

Member briefing:

Read our overview of the four reviews the Scottish Government is taking forward.
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Community nursingĀ 

Videos on the value of community nursing teams


What do community nursing teams in Scotland do?

Page last updated - 15/02/2021