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PressRelease Cleanliness Champions celebrate 10 years of improving patient safety

130 delegates will gather together today (26 September 2013) to celebrate the largest unique education programme of its kind in the world and to shape its future direction. The Cleanliness Champion...

Publication Patient Safety Update July 2014

A summary of recent Patient Safety activity including learning resources and developments.

PressRelease All you ever wanted to know about improving the safety of primary health care - in one comprehensive guide

In recent decades most of the international effort dedicated to studying and improving the safety of patient care has been focused in acute hospital settings. Now, however, the tide is slowly turni...

PressRelease NICE accreditation for dental clinical guidance development in Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has achieved accreditation by the leading health and care excellence body in the UK for its work with the dental community.

PressRelease Medicines Reconciliation eLearning

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in conjunction with Healthcare Improvement Scotland‘s `Safer Use of Medicines Network`, as part of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme, has launched a new e-learning...

PressRelease Adverse Drug Reactions e-Modules

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in conjunction with the Yellow Card Centre Scotland has launched six new e-learning modules to support healthcare professionals in identifying and reporting Adverse Dr...

PressRelease Shaping Education through the Voices of Staff and Service Users

Learning from staff and service users can support an ethos of continuous improvement, development, and the sharing of good practices. Such feedback can take the form of survey data, personal perspect...

PressRelease New guidance to help dental professionals treat patients taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet drugs

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has launched new clinical guidance today (15 September 2015). ‘Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs’ p...

PressRelease New app to help Scottish healthcare staff fight threat of antibiotic resistance

A groundbreaking new app to help healthcare staff tackle antibiotic resistance in Scotland.

PressRelease New educational animated films from NES on Conversations about Death, Dying and Bereavement

The NES Supporting Scottish Grief and Bereavement Care workstream, in partnership with various health boards and other external partners, has produced five new short educational films.