Nurses warn about cuts

Pete Bevington, Shetland News, July 8, 2010 Scotland’s main nursing union has launched a national campaign to protect patients from massive cuts in the NHS budget. The Royal College of Nursing Scotland pointed out that NHS Shetland must save at least £1.4 million this year on its new campaign website www.rcn.org.uk/frontlinefirst, part of £250 million in cost cuts nation wide. The RCN wants nurses to come forward with suggestions about where savings can be made that will have a minimum impact on frontline services. ... Nurses