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In this section we list all of the 'What's new' items from across the website.


News: Share your thoughts on medical research and win an iPad Mini!

Share your thoughts on medical research and win an iPad Mini!

News: New Surgical Site Infections education resources now available

NES and HPS have developed educational resources to help improve practice in diagnosis and reporting of surgical site infections (SSIs).

News: Skin tears educational resources now available

We are pleased to announce new educational resources to support implementation and best practice on the prevention and management of skin tears in all healthcare settings.

News: Antimicrobial Stewardship workbook for nurses and midwives launched

As part of the multi-professional team approach to antimicrobial stewardship there is increasing recognition of the critical role of nurses and midwives in antimicrobial administration, management and monitoring.

News: NHS Scotland Orthoptic Bursary Scheme 2015/16

The NHS Scotland Orthoptic Bursary for students is in its final year for funding. Up to £1,500 can be awarded to student Orthoptists willing to commit to seeking employment in Scotland.

News: Strengthening our Defences

Booking now open 16th April 2015, Aberdeen and 20th April 2015, Glasgow. HAI awareness events for all frontline health and social care staff in acute and non-acute settings.

News: HAI resources - your views matter

We want to ensure that our website is as user friendly and informative for you as possible and that we provide the educational resources you need.

News: Working Across Sectors

The Public Service Reform agenda outlines the need for public, third sector and private organisations to work more effectively in partnership with communities and each other, to deliver better services for patients and the public.

News: Exploring the role of nurses and midwives in antimicrobial stewardship

Read the summary report from the survey conducted to ascertain the views of nurses and midwives into their understanding of antimicrobial stewardship and their learning needs to aid the development of an educational resource.

News: Dental Workforce Report 2014

This report is the latest in a series of biennial dental workforce reports which aim to inform workforce planning for dental services in Scotland.