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NES at the 2015 NHSScotland Event


The NHSScotland Event took place 23-24 June 2015 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow. Now in its tenth year, the theme of the event was ‘Leading Integration for Quality’. We contributed to the event via our exhibition (stand number 42), the presence of the Mobile Skills Unit, and the poster display.  

Our stand featured a range of activity related to integrated working across the health and social care workforce. We were also pleased to welcome the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Shona Robison, who launched a new educational resource to raise awareness of the impact of healthcare associated infections. The Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network (CSMEN) welcomed delegates to a tour of the Mobile Skills Unit. Having launched it in 2008, Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport also visited the Unit, and discussed progress and equity of access to clinical skills training.  

NES also had 11 posters accepted for display at the event:

  • An evaluation of the implementation of evidence based psychological interventions in the third sector (Anne Joice)
  • Collaborating for Quality: NHS Education for Scotland & The School of Forensic Mental Health. Where are we now? (Claire Maclean)
  • Cross-Board Collaboration to Deliver a National Evidence Search and Summary Service for Integrated Health and Social Care (Anne Wales)
  • Human Factors Approach to Aseptic Technique in Renal Dialysis (Michelle Clark)
  • Increasing capability for health literacy sensitive practice (Lindsey Murphy)
  • NHS Education for Scotland Nursing and Midwifery Practice Educator National Network (Suzanne Lake)
  • Once for Scotland – NES Lead Sponsor role for Management & Administration of Tier 2 Sponsorship of Medical Trainees in Scotland (India Bruce)
  • Peer-Based Network overcomes barriers to Professional Development (Gill Campbell)
  • Survey of experiences and views of leadership development amongst primary care professionals in Scotland (Ailsa Power)
  • Translating Knowledge into Action in Diagnosis and Management of Sepsis (Annette Thain)
  • Translating knowledge into practice for quality improvement of emergency care communications in remote, rural Zambia: A cross-boundary collaboration (Jo Vallis) 

These posters can be viewed here   

Author: Nancy El-Farargy, Research and Information Officer, NES.

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