Nursing and midwifery
National Approach to Practice Assessment (NAPA)
Volume 1 - Exploring issues of service user and carer involvement in the assessment of students’ practice
A literature review exploring issues in the use of grading in practice. (Volume 1)
This literature review focuses on exploring issues of grading in practice, including reliability, validity and the implications for mentor preparation and support. Recommendations are made to inform the National Approach Working Group in formulating guidance to Higher Education Institutions around the grading of practice.
Volume 2 - Literature Review Exploring Issues of Service User and Carer Involvement in the Assessment of Students' Practice
How Healthcare Professional in Scotland Develop Their Communication Skills, Attitudes and Behaviours
This second briefing paper explores how the new standards link with the health and social care policy agenda in Scotland.
NB: Please note, this competency portfolio is currently being piloted and may be revised following feedback from the pilot.
Final Hub and Spoke Practice Placement Demonstration Project report by Edinburgh Napier University and NHS Lothian.
Final Hub and Spoke Practice Placement Demonstration Project report by Robert Gordon University, NHS Grampian, NHS Shetland and NHS Orkney.
Final Hub and Spoke Practice Placement Demonstration Project report by University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley, NHS Highland and NHS Western Isles.
Established in early 2008, the Recruitment and Retention Delivery Group aims to support a programme of work to enhance practice in nursing and midwifery student recruitment, selection and retention across Scotland.
A resource to support the implementation of the Health Protection Network ‘Guidelines on management of Legionella incidents, outbreaks and clusters in the community'
This report presents an overview of the findings of the three phases of the study and assesses the degree to which the Facilitator Training Programme and Resource Pack have prepared the cohort of facilitators with the knowledge, skills and tools to deliver training initiatives in ACP to address local and regional needs.
Education initiative to support communication and human relationships in healthcare (Long Term Conditions and Palliative Care). Collective learning and project summaries 2009/10
The findings of the latest study of the Scottish Multiprofessional Maternity Development Programme (SMMDP) indicate a high level of satisfaction with this method of training healthcare professionals involved with intrapartum care within the maternity services.
Leading accountable and professional care - A companion for senior charge nurses and midwives in Scotland
The Impact of Maternity Care Support Workers in NHS Scotland
During 2009/10 NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Government funded a range of education projects in geographic boards to support the development of communication and relationships skills in long term conditions (LTC) and palliative care. This document offers a brief overview of the projects and a summary of the collective learning and benefits associated with the projects to date.