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PressRelease South Lanarkshire College nursery practitioners first to achieve new oral health qualification

From Autumn 2016 nursery practitioner students will be offered an accredited work based training qualification in oral health as a result of partnership working between South Lanarkshire College, NHS ...

PressRelease Kids' Hospital Passports open the door to better hospital stays

'Hospital Passport Coping Kits’, which help children choose how they would like to be supported during treatment, can play a valuable role in reducing young people’s anxiety during hospital stays, new...

PressRelease Speech, Language and Communication Need in Children

The ‘Speech, language and communication: ‘Giving children the best possible start in life’ resource supports students, qualified health visitors and family nurses to develop the skills to work effecti...

Publication Core Competency Framework for the Protection of Children

Protecting children from harm is a key issue for health and social care. The publication of the Scottish Government’s revised National Child Protection Guidance (2010) seeks to take account of recent ...

PressRelease Donald Cameron Head of Planning & Corporate Governance

Donald Cameron Head of Planning & Corporate Governance Talks about Launch of NES Local Delivery Plan 2015/16

PressRelease Ensuring children have the best possible start in life

Student and qualified health visitors and family nurses can now access a new educational resource to help them develop necessary skills to meet the speech, language and communication needs of children...

Publication Career and development framework for Community Children's nursing

This career and development framework for Community Children's nursing describes the leadership of all aspects of care within a bio psychosocial model which will include complex emotional and physical...

PressRelease Improving Wellbeing: Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

The NES e-resource, Improving Wellbeing, is now available. The resource helps all NHS staff, clinical and non clinical, to understand their roles and responsibilities in relation to parts 4, 5 and 18 ...

PressRelease Supporting dental teams and families to prevent and manage dental decay in children

New guidance published today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) supports dental teams to improve and maintain the oral health of younger patients. The second edition of 'P...

Report Evaluation of an education programme for staff working with acutely ill and injured children and young people

The recognition of the need for a national and consistent approach in the care of acutely ill and injured children and young people in Scotland (SEHD 2006) led to a tiered approach to care and the dev...