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Nursing and midwifery

Nursing and Midwifery Strategy 2011-2014

Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland - NES nursing and midwifery strategy: 2011 – 2014

Long Term Conditions Communication and Human Relationships in Healthcare

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.

Public Health and Midwifery Education - Scoping Project

Report of a scoping exercise to provide baseline data regarding current educational provision for midwives on public health and inequalities and to identify gaps in educational provision that could be addressed through the development and co‐ordination of educational solutions.

Developing a National Approach to Practice Assessment Documentation for the Pre-registration Nursing Programmes in Scotland

The guidance in this document relates to the implementation of core practice assessment documentation for the pre-registration nursing programmes in Scotland.

Midwives and Medicine Second Edition

This second edition of Midwives and Medicines brings the reader up to date with recent changes to the legislation pertinent to midwives exemptions and non-medical prescribing.

Nursing and Midwifery Mentor Bulletin 2011

Welcome to the 2011 Edition of the Nursing & Midwifery Mentor Bulletin, which has been prepared by a group of Practice Education Facilitators (PEFs) from across Scotland to enhance your mentoring activities. This edition has been themed around assessment in relation to mentor development, student assessment and practice placements.

Leading Accountable and Professional Care

A companion for senior charge nurses and midwives in Scotland

National Guidance for Clinical Academic Research Careers for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions in Scotland

This document presents national guidance to support the development of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions [NMAHP] clinical academic research careers.

The new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for pre-registration nursing education

The new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for pre- registration nursing education, published in September 2010, reflect the perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders on how nursing should be developed for the future.

Core Competency Framework for the Protection of Children

Protecting children from harm is a key issue for health and social care. The publication of the Scottish Government’s revised National Child Protection Guidance (2010) seeks to take account of recent policy and practice developments and to reflect the principles, values, and National Practice Model of the Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) approach.

Maternity Care Assistants: Skills Passport: Revised December 2010

The development of the Skills Passport is part of a wider initiative funded by the Scottish Government Health Department (SGHD) through NHS Education for Scotland (NES).

Evaluation of Flying Start Executive Summary

This summary brings together the findings from a two-year evaluation which focussed on the impact and effectiveness of Flying Start NHS in supporting the recruitment, confidence and skills development of newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals within NHS Scotland.

Good Practice in Recruitment, Selection and retention of pre-registration Nursing and Midwifery Students

This Guide has been prepared on behalf of Scottish Government Health Directorates Short Life Working Groups on Recruitment, Selection and Retention. The production of the guidance was led by Dr. Sheila Rodgers and Dr. Rosie Stenhouse (Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh).

Good practice in recruitment, selection and retention of pre-registration nursing and midwifery students

The short-life working groups for ‘Recruitment and Selection’ and ‘Retention’ have commissioned this work to help Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Scotland develop robust recruitment, selection and retention strategies for students in all branches of nursing and in midwifery and to benchmark good practice in this area.

A Career and Development Framework for Neonatal Nurses in Scotland

The titles and levels of practice in this document are those referred to in the SNNG Competency Framework document and currently used in all neonatal units throughout Scotland.

Pregnancy and Newborn Screening Portfolio

In pregnancy and newborn care women and families need full information about the screening tests offered to ensure they can make informed choices. Professionals need up-to-date knowledge of the conditions screened for and the screening processes and the care pathways to ensure they are able to facilitate informed choice with confidence. This resource has been developed to provide busy practitioners easy access to relevant up to date teaching materials so that staff can be trained locally.

Nursing and Midwifery Mentor Bulletin 2010

Welcome to the 2010 Edition of the Nursing and Midwifery Mentor Bulletin.

Midwifery 2020 Launch Presentations

View the presentations of Noreen Kent, Dickon Weir-Hughes, Professor Cathy Warwick CBE, Dr Morag Martindale and Dr Miranda Dodwell from the Launch Event.

Midwifery 2020 UK Policy Review Report

A UK Policy Review was commissioned centrally to inform the work of the Midwifery 2020 Programme.

Modernising the perioperative workforce

Report of a review of the perioperative workforce in NHSScotland.

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