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


News: Quality Prescribing - WebEX for ScRAP programme

Quality Prescribing - WebEX session available on 1st March 2017 to find out how the Scottish Reduction in Antimicrobial Prescribing (ScRAP) Programme can help you and your staff.

News: HAI Acute Admission Screening Module now available

The e-learning module ‘HAI Acute Hospital Admission Screening’ was made available to health boards to add to learnPro NHS from 16th January 2017 and replaces the NES/HPS: MRSA module.

News: Show your support and take the Antibiotic Guardian Pledge

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats facing us today. Without effective antibiotics many routine treatments will become increasingly dangerous.

News: 2015-16 Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report highlights our performance over the year and the ways we are supporting the NHS.

News: Evaluation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Workbook for Nurses and Midwives

The Antimicrobial Stewardship Educational Workbook for Registered Nurses and Midwives, which was launched in 2015, is being evaluated to better understand the views, perceptions and experience of those using this national educational resource. The information from this evaluation will help to inform the workbook's future adaptation and development.

News: Hand Hygiene - Whats Stopping You?

Behavioural change is a crucial component in making hand washing a habit. NES are delighted to showcase our whiteboard animation ‘Hand Hygiene – What’s Stopping You? The animation is just one of the educational tools developed as part of the forthcoming Scottish Infection Prevention & Control Education Pathway.

News: NES Annual Review 2016

Our Annual Review will provide an opportunity for us to share with you some key achievements during the past year.

News: Decision support app for antimicrobial prescribing

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Antimicrobial Companion, a decision support app which is the product of collaboration by the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland.

News: Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

The Improving Wellbeing e-resource is for all NHS staff (in clinical and non-clinical roles) throughout Scotland. It aims to raise awareness of Parts 4, 5, and 18 (section 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, support the NHS workforce to implement and embed these Parts of the Act into practice and describes the NHS workforce’s responsibilities under this legislation.

News: Free educational iBook on Antimicrobial Stewardship now available

NHS Education for Scotland and the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group are delighted to announce the launch of a free iBook for registered nurses and midwives providing education on antimicrobial stewardship.