Publication - Strategy/plan

Nursing 2030 vision

Published: 13 Jul 2017
Directorate:
Chief Nursing Officer Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788511001

The Chief Nursing Officer's long term strategy to shape the future of the nursing workforce.

Nursing 2030 vision
Nursing in numbers

Nursing in numbers

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  • 50,015 registered nurses employed in NHSScotland, social care and primary care
  • 43,820 whole-time equivalent registered nurses in NHSScotland
  • 9,939 average total number of nurses in training (including 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year students) each year since 2007
  • 43% proportion of NHSScotland workforce made up by nurses
  • 92% proportion of student nurses who are women

Contact

Email: Rachel Aitchison, rachel.aitchison@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG