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ACCESS Newsletter back issues

All back issues of the ACCESS newsletter are available as downloadable pdfs. Click on any title below to view.

ACCESS Newsletter Winter 2016 - Supporting your learning at work: In this edition we looked at how five staff in various job roles successfully achieved the Professional Development Award in Developing Literacies Learning Programmes for the Workplace; launched the Education Pathway for Business & Administration staff and showed you how to use Twitter to share information, resources and new in your Health Board.

ACCESS Newsletter Autumn 2014 - Special Case Study Edition: In the the Winter 2013-14 edition of ACCESS, we introduced Everyone Matters, the 2020 workforce vision for NHSScotland. One of the key elements in this vision is to ensure that everyone in the service - including staff in support roles - can access the learning they need for their roles and to support their career development. In this edition of ACCESS we look at people who have done just that. Stories about what they've learned, how they've learned and the difference this has made to them and their work.

ACCESS Newsletter Winter 2013-14 - Stepping out on a new learning pathway: In this edition, we looked at how Everyone Matters: the 2020 Workforce Vision relates to you and your learning if you are working in business & administrative or estates & facilities services.

ACCESS Newsletter Winter 2012-13 - Building on Success: In this edition we celebrated the success of staff who have participated in some of the projects created by NES or have used our resources to help them develop in their work or further their career. 

ACCESS Newsletter Winter 2011-12 - Making the most of new resources to support your learning: Some of the resources featured in this edition include The Admin Centre; Workbooks for Facilities Services staff and The Administrator's Guide to the Quality Strategy & Quality Improvement.

ACCESS Newsletter Spring 2011 - Moving Forward, progressing your learning in NHSScotland: This edition features some inspiring stories about learning in the wokplace including a dental IT practitioner, a senior pharmacy technician and modern apprentices.

ACCESS Newsletter Spring 2010 - Support Services Special: Including information on support services, Personal Development Reviews and delivery of 18 Weeks RTT.

ACCESS Newsletter Autumn 2009 - Administrative Services Special: Including information on the NES/SQA Qualifications Map, BA in Business & Enterprise and the KSF Essentials course.

ACCESS Newsletter 2008 - First Edition: Introducing the work of the ACS Project Team!