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Scottish Pharmacy Fellows Success

News release about cohort 2 of Clinical Leadership Fellows Scheme

New app delivers evidence based clinical guidance to dental professionals

A new app, the Dental Companion, launched today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), delivers easy mobile access to SDCEP’s evidence-based guidance.

Pharmacy placements benefit hosts

News release about Pharmacy Experiential learning study

Scotland's leading dementia projects recognised in Awards shortlist

Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland and the Scottish Social Services Council, today (22 July 2019) announce the finalists of the eighth ...

General Practice boosted by new nurse recruits

Moves to find the next generation of general practice nurses in Scotland have been boosted by the successful recruitment of newly qualified nurses onto a bespoke training scheme. And a further wave...

Identifying and responding to trauma

More than 5,000 workers will be trained in how to recognise and deal with psychological trauma.

Rise in medical trainee recruitment

Latest recruitment figures show that 89% of all medical training posts in Scotland are currently filled – the highest level for five years at this stage in recruitment.

Armed Forces staff swap uniforms for NHS Scotland

News release about former Armed Forces staff working in the NHS.

Technology Supporting People

Campaign encourages people to take control of their health, care and wellbeing using everyday technology

Trauma Training Programme extended

Advanced training for frontline workers to recognise and respond to the signs and impacts of trauma in childhood will be rolled out in three pilot areas.

New NES Board members appointed

New NES Board members Jean Ford and Victoria Nairn appointed

Podiatric Surgery takes a step forward

People in Scotland with foot problems could soon benefit from the experience of the first Scottish trained podiatrist to qualify as a podiatric Consultant (surgery). William McMurrich commenced his...

NES Five-year Strategy published

NES Five-year Strategy

Scotland's Dementia Awards 2019 Launch

Scotland’s Dementia Awards today (Wednesday 20 March) launch their eighth annual awards programme, to celebrate projects going the extra mile to support people living with dementia and their famili...

Delivering a workforce to enhance the care for people living with dementia

93 students from the ninth cohort of health and social service Dementia Champions graduate today bringing the total number of graduates since the programme began in 2011 to 950. The latest cohort b...

Helping adults with additional care needs maintain good oral health

Dentists, oral health improvement teams and partners from health, social care and the third sector in Scotland will benefit from a new resource launched today. ‘Open Wide – Guide for Trainers’, pro...

New Funding for Student Pharmacists

News release about Pharmacy Experiential Learning funding for student pharmacists.

Designing for the future

A group of leading health and social care, education and prison service staff are coming together at the V&A Dundee to explore how design principles can help us plan public services to meet our nee...

Scottish Postgraduate Medical Dean appointed

News release about appointment of Scottish Medical Dean

Top marks for NES Dental Education Centre trainee dental nurse

Aberdeen Dental Education Centre (ADEC) student, Alexandra Purvis has achieved the highest mark in Scotland (90%) in her Professional Development Award (PDA) in Dental Nursing. Awarded by the Scott...

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