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Latest initiatives

Latest initiatives

This section contains information on the latest education and training resource which we have developed for NHSScotland staff and, increasingly, for Social Care staff.


Initiative: The Knowledge Network

The Knowledge Network is a website and digital library providing high-quality knowledge support for delivery of health and social care in Scotland.

Initiative: Flying Start NHS

Flying Start NHS® is a unique web based learning programme, commissioned in 2005 by the then Scottish Executive, to support the early career development and retention of the newest practitioners in the workforce.

Initiative: Advanced Nursing Practice Toolkit

Designed to encourage consistency and support benchmarking of Advanced Nursing Practice roles

Initiative: Healthcare Support Worker (HCSW)

To develop and implement a national approach to supporting and developing assistants to Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professions at levels 2 to 4 of the Career Framework for Health