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Improving the Translation of Knowledge and Information into Healthcare Practice

Edinburgh is set to host an international conference on 7 November – Improving Quality in Healthcare: Translating Evidence into Practice – which will bring together international experts on healthc...

British Psychological Society - Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) Scotland Event

A minister in the Holyrood government has spoken of the important part that evidence-based psychology interventions will play in implementing Scotland’s new mental health strategy.

Survey Commences into Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Workers

A multi-national project aimed at finding solutions to the persistent problem of difficulties in recruiting and retaining high quality healthcare workers for the remote rural areas of Northern Euro...

Winners announced for Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2012!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the first ever Scotland’s Dementia Awards: a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS Health Scotland and Scottish Social ...

Making Communication Even Better

A new online educational resource aimed at improving communications skills of health and social care staff is launched today (5 September) at the Allied Health Professions Conference 2012, “AHPs as...

Online Module on Child Protection

All staff working in the NHS need to know how to protect children. NHS Education for Scotland (NES), the national body responsible for educating and training healthcare staff, has developed an onl...

Flying Start® Goes 'Down Under'

Innovative web-based support developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and available in Scotland since 2006 for newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in Scotland is n...

Scotland's Dementia Awards

Today sees the launch of the first ever Scotland’s Dementia Awards: a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS Health Scotland and Scottish Social Services Council. T...

Breaking the Chain of Infection in Healthcare

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has today updated and re-released ‘Breaking the Chain’ - the hugely successful DVD training resource developed around Standard Infection Control Precautions which ...

Medical Education Research Consortium Launch

1 May 2012 sees the launch of the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) /University of Dundee Medical Education Research Consortium. The formal launch will be undertaken by Michael Matheson MSP, Minist...

Dental Prescribing App Launched

Dental Prescribing, an app for use on iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®, is launched today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), part of NHS Education for Scotland (NES). B...

Drama and Serious Gaming Combine to Support the Development of NHSScotland's Maternity Care Workforce

Midwives in NHSScotland are set to benefit from innovative approaches to learning and development through the use of serious computer gaming and visual software as well as participation in interact...

New Director of Medicine Appointed

Dr. Stewart Irvine has been appointed to the role of Director of Medicine for NHS Education for Scotland (NES), following a national recruitment exercise. He takes over from Dr Mike Watson who reti...

New Fully Funded Qualification for Optical Assistants in Scotland Now Available

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) have launched a Level 7 Certificate in Optical Care for Optical Assistants in Scotland following the success o...

Landmark Dementia DVD Launched

In the first joint education initiative of its kind in Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have produced an educational resource for the entir...

Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Selection and Retention

A national programme of work in support of nursing and midwifery student recruitment selection and retention is the focus of an event being held on Thursday 2 February by NHS Education for Scotland...

Launch of the Modernising Nursing in the Community Website

NHSScotland community nursing staff and others involved in service redesign and quality improvement within the setting of community health partnerships are set to benefit from a new online toolkit ...

NES Training Course Shortlisted for RCM Award

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) training course, Maternity REACTS (recognition, evaluation, critical treatment and stabilisation), has been shortlisted for a Royal College of Midwives Johnsons bab...