RCN Scotland

RCN Scotland

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

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

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

Black History Month

Celebrating the contribution of the black, Asian and minority ethnic nursing workforce


Find out about the debates and events we have planned in place of RCN Congress.
Webinars on Complex Conversations and Decisions for Care Home Leaders

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.

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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-8.30pm, 7 days a week; or use our online advice form   

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

RCN Magazines

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


Ask for More

How RCN helped to shape legislation on safe and effective staffing

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Nursing pay

Nursing pay

Information on pay deal 2018-21

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

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Join in the work of your local RCN branch.

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Library and information services

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Page last updated - 28/08/2020