Features and Articles
Articles to keep you up-to-date on a range of important programmes and projects
Articles & Features
During February and March NHS Education for Scotland, in partnership with Health Protection Scotland and members of the Scottish Health Protection Network, will be delivering a series of learning events for community pharmacists on health protection.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS), Health Improvement Scotland (HIS), The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE), Yellow Card Centre Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland (NES and NHS Health Boards are collaborating to offer a series of Quality Roadshows - designed to raise awareness of and commitment to quality improvement across Scotland.
From 27th March 2017 The Knowledge Network will move into a new phase of development and look slightly different. When you search for journals, books and articles you will use the new Library Search. To read about the background to this development go to http://www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk/helpandtraining/help-and-training/about-the-knowledge-network-.aspx.
In December, the Scottish Government set out its plans on how health and social care needs to adapt to meet the demands of the future, working more collaboratively, efficiently and effectively. At NES, we’re already working with our partners on how we can rise to the challenges set by the Plan.
The AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme for funding for learning in 2017/2018 opened on Wednesday 16 November 2016 The deadline for applications is noon on 13 January 2017.
Friday 18th of November is European Antibiotic Awareness Day and falls during World Antibiotic Awareness Week. In Scotland the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) leads activities to support EAAD and works closely with colleagues in Public Health England to raise awareness among health and care staff, patients and the public about the need to use antibiotics more wisely to stop antimicrobial resistance.
Our 2015-16 Annual Report is now available and illustrates how we deliver education, training and workforce development to support a skilled, person-centred workforce which is well prepared to respond to the demands placed on our health and care services.
The 15 October is Global Handwashing Day. We're helping to reinforce the message that making handwashing a habit is a key component in the reduction and spread of infections. In so doing we can improve outcomes for those we care for as well as protecting staff and relatives.
Are you an ambitious, experienced nurse, midwife or allied health professional working in NHScotland? The NMAHP eHealth Leadership Programme is open for applications to Cohort 7 commencing January 2017.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland has launched an Improvement Fund offering health and social care organisations the opportunity to apply for funding to design and test new solutions that will lead to measurable improvements and share learning and practice across Scotland.