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Articles & Features

Success at the Scottish Health Awards

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) Sepsis Screening Tool, developed by NES in collaboration with the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) and Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) was the winner of the Innovation Award at the Scottish Health Awards 2014 on 6 November in Edinburgh.

Viral Haemorrhagic Fever

In response to a recent request from Scottish Government Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (VHF) Working Group, NES and Health Protection Scotland (HPS) have quickly progressed initiatives to support the workforce in relation to VHF during the current Ebola situation.

"Now hear me: It's my right to speak"

Not everyone has the ability to speak but being able to have your say is a basic human right. A new campaign has been launched to encourage all of us to find out what we can do to support those who use ‘alternative and augmentative communication’ (AAC).

Bugs Away: Anti Microbial Resistance in the 21st Century

Over the last century the development and use of antibiotics has revolutionised our ability to treat infections. However, as antiobiotics have developed, so have restistant organisms.

A new StART

As with many other parts of the United Kingdom, Scotland has faced a postgraduate medical education recruitment challenge in recent years.

Building a Shared Understanding: Work successfully with those who have Persistent Physical Symptoms

An interactive learning resource developed by the NES Psychology Directorate alongisde GP and Practice Nurse groups for use within primary care.

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