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


News: Antibiotic Awareness - play your part

Help support European Antibiotic Awareness Day by taking the Antibiotic Guardian pledge and play your role.

News: New Saturday Hot Topics Day from CPD Connect and GP Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Connect Hot Topics Day, Saturday 29 November 2014, Queen Margaret University (near Edinburgh on city bypass

News: Dietetic Advisory Forum

Opportunity to Influence Dietetics in Scotland

News: Infection prevention is everyone's business

International Infection Prevention Week (19-25 October 2014) raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety and promotes the belief that everyone plays a role and has responsibility for infection prevention.

News: Supporting Global Handwashing day

Most healthcare associated infections are preventable through good hand hygiene – cleaning hands at the right times and in the right way. That is why NES is supporting Global Handwashing Day.

News: NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool

NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool now available for iPhone and Android.
With World Sepsis Day approaching on 13th September, we are delighted to announce that the NHSScotland NEWS and Sepsis screening tool is now available for Android users as well as iPhone.

News: 2016-17 Course Brochure Out Now

Optometry Course Brochure Out Now!

News: Patient Safety Update July 2014

A summary of recent Patient Safety activity including learning resources and developments.

News: Antimicrobial Stewardship

Feedback from nurses and midwifes on learning needs in relation to Antimicrobial stewardship required to aid education programme development.

News: Quality improvement and person-centredness developing and refining the always event concept for primary care

This preliminary report, (written by P Bowie, D McNab, J Ferguson, C de Wet, G Smith, M MacLeod, J McKay & C White) explores recent work done within primary care on the "Always Event" concept as one way of taking a person-centred approach to quality improvement.