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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: Out of Hours - Unscheduled Care

We have brought together relevant information that will support both the Education and Continuous Professional Development for Out of Hours Unscheduled Care Practitioners and other relevant stakeholders. We are keen to take a collaborative approach to the continuing development of the website, and would welcome any ideas, suggestions or comments that you may have.

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