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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.

News: Revised Midwives rules and standards come into force January 2013

The revision to the Midwives rules and standards was made following extensive consultation with nearly 1,000 organisations and individuals including midwives, supervisors of midwives and mothers to ensure that the rules reflect contemporary midwifery practice and are relevant to stakeholders’ needs.

News: Launch of free smartphone apps for BNF and BNFC

The NICE BNF and NICE BNFC 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.

News: More than a dancer

The primary aims of this project were to support a group of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) to gain valuable practice learning experience while developing capacity and capability in the care sector.

News: Safety and Risk Associated With Free Standing Midwife Led Maternity units November 2012

Evidence note 47 Safety and risk associated with free standing midwife led maternity units

News: 56 Medical Secretaries visit NES

56 Medical Secretaries have travelled to Scotland to learn more about the work support that NES offers administrative staff in NHSScotland.