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Articles to keep you up-to-date on a range of important programmes and projects


Articles & Features

NES nominated in RPS Awards 2017

The work of our Pharmacy colleagues has again been recognised by the prestigious Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s RPS Awards 2017.

NES at AMEE Conference 2017

Dr. Clare Tucker will give a presentation on 'Enhancing the preparedness of doctors to manage death related communications' at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference in Helsinki, Finland.

Medical Education changing Shape

A major UK report has signalled future changes in the way medical doctors are trained. The reforms will ensure training keeps pace with advances in technology, changing models of care and the needs of an ageing population. NES has welcomed the report, saying “flexibility is the key” to future training.

Moving ahead on Health and Social Care Delivery

NES is continuing to work with partners to respond to the Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. Together with the other National Boards, we are looking at creating a joint response by the end of September 2017. In doing this, we're taking into account latest and emerging thinking, such as the National Workforce Plan and the Digital Health and Care Strategy.

What NES OD and Leadership can do for you

On Wednesday 13 September, we are holding an engagement event for key stakeholders to hear about what matters to you and what we have planned in the area of Organisational Development and Leadership.

Do you know a healing hero? Nominate them today

Can you think of a colleague or team who has done something special that made a difference to the people being cared for?

NES Launches New e-Learning Modules to Support Staff with their CPD and Career Development

NES launches a new range of modules designed to help health and care staff get the most out of CPD.

Launch of Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway

NHS Education for Scotland is leading the way in demonstrating a national approach to infection prevention and control with the introduction of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway (SIPCEP).

A new approach to Executive Level Leadership Development

NES will be working with professional services company KPMG to explore new ways of providing leadership development for aspiring, new and experienced NHS Chief Executives and Executive Directors.

New digital platform enables NHS staff to work smarter and faster

Health workers speak about the difference that Turas has made to their working day.

NMAHP eHealth Leadership Programme 2017/18 open for applications

Calling all nurses, midwives and allied health professionals - apply for Cohort 8 or 9 of the NMAHP eHealth Leadership Programme.

Highlights from NHSScotland Conference and Exhibition 2017

NES staff joined hundreds of health and social care professionals from across Scotland for the annual NHSScotland Event at the SEC in Glasgow last week. The two-day conference was an excellent opportunity to network and share ideas with colleagues from other health boards, as well as a chance for us to make some important announcements.

AHP Careers Fellowship open for applications

The AHP Careers Fellowship scheme funds learning and development opportunities for the AHP workforce across the public sector in Scotland. Applications are now open and the closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 26 July.

Improving Outcomes for People Affected by Trauma

A new training resource is available to help meet the needs of people affected by trauma and abuse. The training framework will be delivered by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) at the request of the Scottish Government’s Survivor Support team.

NES at NHSScotland's Annual Event

Once again, NES will be participating in the NHSScotland Event taking place on 20 and 21 June next month at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow. The theme this year is ‘Working Differently Across Boundaries: Transforming Health and Social Care’.

Always Events: an innovative person-centred approach to optimising care

Team members from the Safety, Skills and Improvement Research Collaborative (SKIRC) have just completed a one-year Health Foundation funded project on “Designing and testing ‘always event’ and person-centredness concepts in multiple care settings”.

General Practice in Scotland offers excellent training and quality of life

Whether in an urban or rural setting, there’s a balance between excellent training, interesting workload and quality of life.

NES Local Delivery Plan 2017-18

The NES Draft Local Delivery Plan for 2017-18 sets out our vision and priorities for the year ahead. It supports the Scottish Government's Health and Social Care Delivery Plan published in December 2016.

Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Annual Report 2017

Our Annual Report highlights our achievements in the course of our core work and gives an indication of future priorities and challenges.

10 Reasons why nurses and midwives in Scotland are signing up to use Turas

Turas is the new online learning and CPD platform for health and care professionals in Scotland. Created by NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Turas is where Nurses and Midwives now access ePortfolio and it’s ready for you to join.

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