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


News: The Partnership 2013 Newsletter for GP Continuing Professional Development

The newsletter features clinical/non clinical workshops and educational resources to support GP CPD in the West of Scotland in preparation for appraisal and revalidation. Please click on the link below to access the Partnership 2013 Newsletter. This newsletter is available in both a PDF and Accessible Word format.

News: Launch of free smartphone apps for BNF and BNFC

The NICE BNF and NICE BNFC apps provide easy access to the latest up-to-date prescribing information from the BNF and BNFC – the most widely-used medicines information resource in the NHS.

News: More than a dancer

The primary aims of this project were to support a group of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) to gain valuable practice learning experience while developing capacity and capability in the care sector.

News: 56 Medical Secretaries visit NES

56 Medical Secretaries have travelled to Scotland to learn more about the work support that NES offers administrative staff in NHSScotland.

News: Latest Healthcare Science Noticeboard - Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012 edition of Healthcare Science Noticeboard

News: New training for safe information handling

A new NHSScotland training package to support staff in handling personal information is now available to all staff though your Board’s online learning centre or learnPro website

News: Joint Action Plan for 2012-2013

NES and the Scottish Funding Council produce their Joint Action Plan for 2012-2013

News: Online VT Number Applications

From 18 June 2012 all dentists who have completed Vocational Training in the UK can apply for a VT number through the NES website.

News: Withdrawal of the NHS Education for Scotland Products and Services Database (PASDA)

Colleagues are asked to note that the NES Products and Services Database (PASDA) is being withdrawn with immediate effect.

News: Malcolm Wright, NES Podcast 2012

In his first podcast of 2012, NES Chief Executive, Malcolm Wright, describes how our education and training remit for NHSScotland staff is helping deliver the Scottish Government's Quality Ambitions: Safe, Effective and Person-Centred care.