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


News: Recruiting now for Care Home Trainer Programme

We are now recruiting care home trainers for cohort 3 and 4 of the trainer programme, first developed in 2016, to support the implementation of learning from the Preventing Infection in Care DVD and to build local capacity to deliver the education programme.

News: Scottish IPC Education Pathway now available

NHS Education for Scotland is leading the way in demonstrating a national approach to infection prevention and control with the introduction of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway (SIPCEP). The Foundation layer of the pathway is now available.

News: Animation Supporting IPC Pathway in Practice

The animation was designed to provide those who support education and training locally with an overview of the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway (SIPCEP) and how this can be integrated into local education and training provision and provide flexible learning opportunities for learners to support their personal development plans.

News: Coping with Stress after a Major Incident

Please find helpful information on how to cope with stress after a major incident.

News: Associate Chief Nursing Officer shows support for Scottish IPC Education Pathway

Watch the video from Diane Murray, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government talking about the importance of infection prevention and control education and why the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway should be embraced by health and social care staff.

News: New animation on aseptic technique

The short animation provides a bite-sized educational resource that is engaging, practical and scenario based. The animation follows the steps from initial consultation at a GP surgery to treatment for a steroid injection in the knee showcasing aseptic technique in practice.

News: Save the Date: 2017 Annual Conference

Booking details and programme to follow.

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.