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Latest initiatives

Latest initiatives

This section contains information on the latest education and training resource which we have developed for NHSScotland staff and, increasingly, for Social Care staff.

Initiatives

Initiative: Information Handling in Practice

Information Handling in Practice is an intermediate level e-learning module to support NHSScotland staff in this important part of their work. The assessed module is designed to assist clinicians, managers, administrators and others responsible for handling personal and sensitive information as a major part of their role. Using a series of short learning scenarios the one-hour module includes practical illustrations of Data Protection Act 1998 principles, guidance on good practice and sources of advice and further information.

Initiative: Communicating, Connecting, Caring

Good communication and effective, caring relationsips are essential in a person-centred healthcare service.

Initiative: Child Protection

This interactive resource, hosted on NES's Managed Knowledge Network, raises awareness for practitioners of the need to recognise and report situations where there might be a need for child protection.

Initiative: Examples of regional work

Examples of regional work

Initiative: Palliative Care in Practice

This site aims to support healthcare professionals to develop their knowledge and understanding of Palliative and End of Life Care. It contains two related resources 'The Advance and Anticipatory Care Planning Toolkit' and 'Principles of Palliative and End of Life Care Work Based Learning' Resource.

Initiative: Safe Information Handling

Safe Information Handling is a foundation level e-learning module to support all NHSScotland staff in this important part of their work. The assessed module is designed to assist clinicians, managers, administrators, support staff and others in understanding requirements for data sharing and confidentiality. The short module provides simple information about basic principles of data protection, guidance on good practice and sources of advice and further information.

Initiative: NHSScotland SQA Qualifications Finder

An on-line qualifications search to help NHS staff in Scotland develop their skills and take the next step in their learning.

Initiative: The Admin Centre

Providing a one-stop shop for working, learning and careers in NHS Administration.

Initiative: Learning Disabilities MKN

A comprehensive online information portal within the Knowledge Network to support all health and social care practitioners to apply best evidence, share good practice, and access learning opportunities in order to provide safe, effective, personalised and person centred care for people with learning disabilties.

Initiative: Dementia MKN

A website providing access to resources which support the development of knowledge and skills.