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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...

NHS Highland using VR headsets to help patients prepare for MRIs

NHS Highland & NES using VR headsets to help patients prepare for MRIs

New Resource Pack helps teachers and careers advisers promote careers in NHSScotland for young people

Secondary school teachers and careers advisers can now access a comprehensive resource pack developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES). Its aim is to inform young people about the range of caree...

Number of medical training places filled increases for second year in a row

The number of of medical training places filled in Scotland increases for the second year in a row.

New Technology Enabled Care learning resource launched

News release about new e-learning module for NHS staff on Tecxhnology-enabled care.

Collaborating to support autism across the lifespan

The autism community, Autism Network Scotland (ANS) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) will come together this afternoon to celebrate the launch of two new educational resources for staff working...

Helping NHS staff support vulnerable young people

A new training resource for NHS staff aims to help them understand their duties to promote the interests of ‘care-experienced’ young people, as part of their legal ‘corporate parenting’ responsibil...

Member Reappointed to NHS Education for Scotland Board

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport today announced the reappointment of Douglas Hutchens as a Member of the NHS Education for Scotland Board.

Scotland's Dementia Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2018 have been announced today (World Alzheimer’s Day, 21 September), following a ceremony held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel.

Mobile Clinical Skills Unit takes to the Road

News release about launch of new Mobile Skills Unit

New Scottish Pharmacy Leadership Scheme

News release about new Scottish Pharmacy Clinical Leadership Fellowship scheme

‘World first’ award for Scots clinical skills network

News release about ASPIRE award for CSMEN

Advice for dental teams to support implementation of NICE guideline on prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

Advice published today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) supports the implementation of recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NIC...

Men in Nursing Report Explores Ways to Encourage More Males to Join Profession

The Men in Nursing report explores the causes of under-representation of men in nursing roles and sets out a series of recommendations designed to help encourage more males to join the profession

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