Representing nurses, health care support workers, nursing students and midwives across Scotland
How we influenced candidates in the Scottish election 2021
Due to ongoing developments related to COVID-19 pandemic, as a precaution, the RCN Scotland office in Edinburgh (including the RCN learning hub) is closed until further notice. Please note that whilst the office is closed, the RCN remains open for business as usual, with services from the closed offices and libraries continuing remotely.
You can also find contact details for members of the RCN Scotland teams.
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.
29 Sep 2021
The consultation will launch on 12 October and close on 8 November.
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.
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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RCN members working for the NHS in Scotland – have you taken part in our indicative ballot on potential industrial… https://t.co/Vw7mFhIOmV
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Nominations are open to elect a nurse member to the RCN Scotland seat on the RCN student committee. Find out more… https://t.co/OTywFPWzYU
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Join the RCN Scotland policy and professional practice team for an update on our work on the independent health and… https://t.co/XwR139LTft
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We’re asking members who work for the NHS in Scotland what you think about potential industrial or strike action in… https://t.co/eAA3egUQSI
Latest blog posts
- 20 Oct 2021 Whatever your view, use your vote in our indicative ballot
- 16 Sep 2021 Government must act to ease nursing staff crisis
- 13 Sep 2021 Care Home Nursing – Adapting to change
- 11 Aug 2021 Summer of action is signal of intent
- 11 Jul 2021 Urgent action needed to beat nursing shortages
As a registered nurse or midwife you must revalidate every three years to continue practising.
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Page last updated - 22/10/2021