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

News

News: Minimising the risk of waterborne infections and outbreaks

NES and HPS have produced an educational resource providing practical demonstrations and explanations of procedures taken to minimise the risk of waterborne infections and outbreaks.

News: Share your thoughts on medical research and win an iPad Mini!

Share your thoughts on medical research and win an iPad Mini!

News: New Surgical Site Infections education resources now available

NES and HPS have developed educational resources to help improve practice in diagnosis and reporting of surgical site infections (SSIs).

News: Skin tears educational resources now available

We are pleased to announce new educational resources to support implementation and best practice on the prevention and management of skin tears in all healthcare settings.

News: Antimicrobial Stewardship workbook for nurses and midwives launched

As part of the multi-professional team approach to antimicrobial stewardship there is increasing recognition of the critical role of nurses and midwives in antimicrobial administration, management and monitoring.

News: Scottish Improvement Leader (ScIL) Programme

Scottish Improvement Leader (ScIL) Programme applications now open

News: NHS Scotland Orthoptic Bursary Scheme 2015/16

The NHS Scotland Orthoptic Bursary for students is in its final year for funding. Up to £1,500 can be awarded to student Orthoptists willing to commit to seeking employment in Scotland.

News: Strengthening our Defences

Booking now open 16th April 2015, Aberdeen and 20th April 2015, Glasgow. HAI awareness events for all frontline health and social care staff in acute and non-acute settings.

News: HAI resources - your views matter

We want to ensure that our website is as user friendly and informative for you as possible and that we provide the educational resources you need.

News: Working Across Sectors

The Public Service Reform agenda outlines the need for public, third sector and private organisations to work more effectively in partnership with communities and each other, to deliver better services for patients and the public.