Safe staffing champion: ‘role was my chance to be loud and proud and promote nursing’
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Safe staffing champion: ‘role was my chance to be loud and proud and promote nursing’

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

As she prepares to retire, the RCN Scotland director reflects on nursing and the challenges of COVID-19

Like most of us, RCN Scotland director Theresa Fyffe (pictured) had lots of plans for this year. Due to retire in January 2021, she had lined up a full programme of events and activities intended to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. It was also supposed to be the year when ground-breaking safe staffing legislation was implemented in Scotland, something she’d campaigned hard to achieve. It should have been quite the swan song – but along came COVID-19.

Nursing Management. 27, 6, 13-15. doi: 10.7748/nm.27.6.13.s12

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