We provide education and development opportunities for nurses working in general practice teams.
Find more information about the General Practice Nurse Network, CPD opportunities and the General Practice Nursing Programme at The Scotland Deanery
Other learning opportunities are available through Turas Learn
We offer fully funded, accredited university modules in the following subjects, and these are available to book now:
We are not processing applications for funding for university modules until further funding is confirmed but the waiting list remains open. Please note funding is limited and not all requests may be approved, funding will be allocated on a first come first served basis and is limited to one module per nurse in the first instance.
Modules eligible for funding for 2023/24 (modules commencing 1st April 2023 - 31st March 2024) are master's level (SCQF Level 11) in the following topics:
Dissertation is not eligible for GPN funding 2023/24.
For full criteria and the application please visit: https://response.questback.com/nhseducationforscotland/obeocsxbyi
NES offers a structured work-based blended education pathway to support the development of registered nurses employed in the general practice nursing role.
The GPN Education Pathway is delivered over twelve months via online facilitated learning sessions, directed and experiential work-based learning and is accredited by Queen Margaret University.
Further details on the GPN Education Pathway and how to apply can be found here on GPN Education Pathway page
This learning resource supports senior general practice nurses across Scotland to update their knowledge and skills as required for the refocused national role.
Turas Learn general practice nurse CPD resource - Resource updated November 2021.
Summary results informing GPN education provision in 2021/2022 are available here
Coaching is a safe, confidential process that aims to improve individual performance and focuses on the here and now. It helps:
Find more information and access coaching via the Scottish coaching collaborative
Last updated: 30/08/2023