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

As she prepares to retire, RCN Scotland director reflects on nursing and the challenges of COVID-19
Theresa Fyffe, RCN Scotland director, who will retire in January 2021

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

  • COVID-19 may have altered her final year in the profession, but Theresa Fyffe says it has certainly highlighted the importance of nurses
  • Her passion has always been to promote nursing as a skilled and knowledgeable profession, through roles in teaching, clinical practice, policy and government
  • Change can take time, but there is still much work to be done on the senior charge nurse role in Scotland, she says

Like most of us, RCN Scotland director Theresa Fyffe had lots of plans for this year.

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