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


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.

News: Supporting Stop Pressure Ulcers Day

NES is supporting Stop Pressure Ulcers Day on 20th November 2014 #StopPUday2014 Do you know the facts on how to treat and prevent pressure ulcers?

News: HAI Development Opportunity

An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual with infection prevention and control experience to join the Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Team at NES on a short term basis.