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Coronavirus recruitment portal launched

A new app is now available to make it easier for former health and social care staff and final year students to sign up to support NHS Scotland in the fight against Coronavirus.

143 more staff graduate from specialist dementia training programmes

Another 98 Dementia Champions and 45 Dementia Specialist Improvement Leads (DSIL) will graduate today from specialist dementia training programmes aimed at improving the care and support for people...

Attracting more people into frontline healthcare

Latest recruitment figures show that 92% of all medical training posts advertised in Scotland in 2019 are filled – the highest level for five years.

Leadership changes at NES

Leadership changes at NES, with Caroline Lamb moving to the Scottish Government on secondment

Paramedic degree programme set to boost patient care

Paramedic degree programme set to boost patient care

Strengths-based parenting interventions reach more than 5000 Scots families

Psychology of parenting programme delivers positive results

NHSScotland Staff to Benefit from Recognition of Prior Learning

NHSScotland is to benefit from an innovative project led by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in collaboration with the SCQF Partnership. The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Guiding Principles w...

Scotland's Dementia Awards 2019 winners announced

Today, 18 September 2019, winners of Scotland’s Dementia Awards were unveiled following a ceremony held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow. Winning projects all impressed with their dedication to suppo...

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...

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