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In this section we list all of the 'What's new' items from across the website.


News: ACE-III Trainer

The Addenbrookes Cognitive Examination - Third Edition (ACE-III) is a cognitive screening tool recommended for use in the assessment of people presenting with concerns regarding memory problems or cognitive impairment.

News: Supporting Quality in Pre-registration Nursing and Midwifery Education, Bulletin Issue 1, May 2013

First edition of NES’ bulletin on developments in pre-registration nursing and midwifery education in Scotland.

News: Preventing Infection In Care at Home Toolkit launched

Preventing Infection In Care at Home toolkit consisting of mobile application and pocket guide launched at Scottish Care, Care at Home Exhibition and Conference on 31 May 2013.

News: Scottish Patient Safety Fellowship Cohort Applications

Applications for the next Scottish Patient Safety Fellowship Cohort are now open

News: New Saturday Hot Topics Day for the Partnership and GP Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Partnership launches its first Saturday Hot Topics Day

News: New Audio Visual Podcasts for the Partnership and GP Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

New Audio visual summaries of key learning points from Partnership workshops.

News: 2013/14 Partnership GP CPD Subscriptions now live!

Prepare for appraisal and revalidation the easy way by joining the Partnership: quality assured GP CPD at great value.

News: Effective Practitioner - new work-based learning activities available

A range of work-based learning activities are now available under the themes of Leadership; Facilitation of Learning; and Evidence, Research and Development. The work-based learning activities can be downloaded from the Effective Practitioner website for use locally by individuals and teams.

News: The Partnership 2013 Newsletter for GP Continuing Professional Development

The newsletter features clinical/non clinical workshops and educational resources to support GP CPD in the West of Scotland in preparation for appraisal and revalidation. Please click on the link below to access the Partnership 2013 Newsletter. This newsletter is available in both a PDF and Accessible Word format.

News: NICE launch free British National Formulary Smartphone Apps February 2013

The NICE BNF and NICE BNFC (British National Formulary for Children) apps provide easy access to the latest up-to-date prescribing information from the BNF and BNFC – the most widely-used medicines information resource in the NHS. The NICE BNF and NICE BNFC apps are free to health and social care professionals via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Users will need to enter their NHS Education for Scotland Athens user name and password to activate the app and download the content.