RCN Scotland

RCN Scotland

Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland

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.

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Fair Pay for Nursing

Get informed and make sure you have your say on the Scottish government pay offer to NHS staff for 2021-22. Find out more about the RCN's consultative member ballot and our Fair Pay for Nursing campaign

Our campaign for Scottish election 2021

Read about our campaign priorities in the manifesto and about how to get involved in our new campaign to show your support
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Update your details

Now, more than ever, we need to make sure we have the most up to date contact details for you. Visit MyRCN today and update your details

Monthly town hall event with members

Meet RCN council members, ask questions and raise issues of concern at our online event.
Become an e-campaigner

E-campaigning

Be the first to hear about our campaigns - sign up to receive a regular email with quick and easy online actions you can take to support our campaigns.
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COVID-19

Find information about what we are doing to support you, clinical guidance and advice about COVID-19 and work and other employment issues.

COVID-19 bonus payment FAQs

Find out more about the £500 one-off payment for all health and social care staff in recognition of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the end of November 2020.

Share your experiences with us

In these extraordinary times we want to hear your story wherever you are working - in our communities, care homes or hospitals.

We will use what you share anonymously to inform our work to support our members and to influence decision makers on your behalf.
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  • 16 Apr 2021

    RCN consultative ballot on NHS pay offer opens

    The RCN is asking members in Scotland to accept or reject the Scottish government’s offer of a single year pay deal 2021-22 for NHS Agenda for Change staff.

  • 16 Apr 2021

    RCN Scotland responds to SNP election manifesto

    The SNP’s commitment to increase frontline health funding is welcome, as is the pledge to increase mental health funding and expand occupational and mental health support for staff. 

RCN Magazines

The RCN Magazines have gone digital. Visit our new online platform for all the usual unmissable features, incisive analysis and expert opinion.

RCN Scotland Student and NQN conference 2020

In 2020 our conference went virtual and online and took the form of a series of three webinars. Watch the videos to hear the debates.

Supporting our members who work in care homes

The RCN is committed to supporting our members who work in care homes. 

We've developed a set of information and resources to assist you in providing high quality care to residents.
Webinars on Complex Conversations and Decisions for Care Home Leaders

Contact

Due to ongoing developments related to COVID-19 pandemic, as a precaution, RCN Scotland offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow (including the RCN learning hub) are closed until further notice. Please note that whilst these offices have closed, the RCN remains open for business as usual, with services from the closed offices and libraries continuing remotely.

Check the RCN COVID-19 webpage for information and advice; contact RCN Direct on 0345 772 6100 - 8.30am-5pm weekdays, 9am-4pm weekends; or use our online advice form   

Follow RCN Scotland on Twitter and Facebook for updates and information.

Nursing pay

Information on pay deal 2018-21

Nursing pay

Revalidation 

As a registered nurse or midwife you must revalidate every three years to continue practising.

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Branches

Join in the work of your local RCN branch.

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Library and information services

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Page last updated - 14/04/2021