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District Nursing

Who We Are

NHS Lothian is Scotland's second largest health board and serves a population of approximately 850,000 people living in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We employ around 24,000 staff, and provide a full range of primary, community and acute hospital services.

District Nursing services are delivered locally in the Local Integrated Health and Social Care Partnership areas of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

The Lothian region is a place of exceptional beauty and contrast, from Edinburgh's historic skyline to the wonderful surrounding countryside and coastline of the Firth of Forth.

Applicants should be NMC Registered District Nurses or interested in becoming a district nurse. You can expect a tailored induction and training package to allow you to become familiar with the systems and services available in NHS Lothian.

There are training opportunities within NHS Lothian to develop your skills in a range of areas including clinical decision making, anticipatory care planning, advanced practice, teaching and supervision and management and leadership.

We are also looking to recruit staff nurses to join district nursing teams who what to pursue a career district nursing.


NHS Lothian Careers
NHS Lothian Recruitment (General)
Block 3, Stairwell 6
Residency Buildings
St John's Hospital
Livingston EH54 6PP
NHS Lothian Recruitment (Medical and Dental)
Pentland House
47 Robb's Loan
EH14 1TY

Employees of NHS Lothian demonstrate Our Values. Around 3,000 colleagues across NHS Lothian have developed this set of common values and ways of working - to the benefit of everyone working in the organisation and, most importantly - to the benefit of our patients.

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