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PressRelease Introducing the Scottish Health and Social Care Team Challenge

The newly opened extension at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, is the setting for the inaugural Scottish Health and Social Care Team Challenge (HSCTC), part of the drive to educate Scotland’s n...

PressRelease People Connect: Social Network and online discussion channel for health and social care staff

Health and social care integration and the transition to new models of person-centred, partnership-based care make it more important than ever to connect people across disciplines and organisations so...

PressRelease Creating elearning resources in partnership for health and social care

NES and Dumfries and Galloway Council recently launched a new elearning resource on Self-directed Support (SDS).

PressRelease Good Oral Health in Care Homes

Dependent older people in care homes are set to benefit from oral care guidance launched today (26 September) by NHS Education for Scotland (NES), in conjunction with NHS Health Scotland. Caring for ...

PressRelease New grant-making fund for improvements in health and social care

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 m...

PressRelease Over 200 new Dementia Champions to improve standards of health and care provision for people with dementia in Scotland

On 2 May 2013, 210 healthcare and social services professionals will graduate from the second and third cohorts of Scotland’s Dementia Champions Programme. This is the first cohort to include social s...

PressRelease Improving care and support for people with dementia

Dementia is one of the foremost public health issues worldwide. Improved healthcare and better standards of living mean we are all living longer. In Scotland, this means that the number of people with...

PressRelease Leading transformational change for health and social care

At this year’s NHSScotland Event, held on 14-15 June at Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), we contributed via four poster presentations, exhibition stands numbers 26 and 50 an...

PressRelease Frontline Social Services Staff to Benefit from Online Knowledge Service

Social Services staff are set to benefit from a new online knowledge service to be launched on 25 January by Adam Ingram, Minister for Children and Early Years. Social Services Knowledge Scotland (...

PressRelease October is Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month and we’re inviting staff in health and social care to become health literacy heroes.