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Nursing and midwifery

Evaluation of the Succession Planning and Development Pathway for Consultant Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

This report provides an evaluation of the NHS Education Scotland (NES) Succession Planning Development Pathway for Consultant Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professions

Headlines 2009

Significant progress has been made by NHS Education for Scotland on the streams of work that support NHS Scotland Boards and their staff. In this year’s Headlines, we round up some of the results of that work and explain the impact it has had on the education and training of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in NHSScotland

Recruitment & Retention Delivery Group: Annual Report 2008

The SGHD Student Recruitment and Retention Report was published in 2007 to support the overall strategy and Cabinet Secretary announced that £5 million of funding (released by the reduction in intakes to student programmes) would be reinvested in work to improve support for nursing and midwifery students throughout their education experience. To take this agenda forward, and ensure good governance over the allocation of resources and impact of initiatives, a Delivery Group was established under a joint Service/HEI chair. The group has wide stakeholder and Partnership involvement and is charged with delivering the targeted outcomes of the report.

Recruitment and Retention Delivery Group: Annual Report 2008/2009

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.

The Development and Delivery of a Pilot Programme for the Role of Maternity Care Assistant in Scotland: Final Report

This report sets out how the aims and outcomes of the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) commission to develop, deliver and pilot a national programme of preparation for the role of the Maternity Care Assistant (MCA) was addressed by the collaboration between The Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.

Nursing and Midwifery Workload and Workforce Planning: Managing a Staff Bank

This guide has been produced by staff bank managers as a resource for those setting up or managing a staff bank within NHS Scotland.

A Capability Framework for Nurses who Care for Children and Young People who are Looked After Away from Home

There are challenges around the nursing role in relation to children and young people who are looked after, not least in bringing consistency to job titles and role descriptions. This Capability Framework for Nurses who Care for Children and Young People who are Looked After Away from Home gives us a strong impetus to address these challenges and develop a clearer picture of what quality, evidence-based nursing can deliver for these children.

Generic Guiding Principles for those supporting learning in the workplace

The purpose of this development is to support a learning culture by providing generic guiding principles for the preparation of individuals who support learning in the workplace. It is important that these principles are interpreted by individuals, groups and organisations in their own context.

Nursing and Midwifery in Scotland: being fit for practice: responses and proposals

NES responses and proposals following “The Report of the Evaluation of Fitness for Practice Pre-registration Nursing and Midwifery Curricula Project” (September 2008)

Midwife Prescribing Project: Final Report

In April 2006 NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in collaboration with NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) hosted a national seminar on the topic of Midwives and Medicine. As a result of this seminar and further work in Scotland related to the updating of the Midwives Supply Order (MSO), NES and QIS commissioned a pilot project focused upon the design of an education programme for midwife prescribers.

The Development and Delivery of a Pilot Programme for the Role of Maternity Care Assistant in Scotland: Executive Report

This report sets out how the aims and outcomes of the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) commission to develop, deliver and pilot a national programme of preparation for the role of the Maternity Care Assistant (MCA) was addressed by the collaboration between The Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.

Evaluation of Non-Medical Endoscopy Workforce Development Project

This report presents the findings of an evaluative audit study of the NHS Education for Scotland funded non-medical endoscopy workforce development project, which commenced in 2005.

Nursing and Midwifery in Scotland: being fit for practice

The Report of the Evaluation of Fitness For Practice Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Curricula Project

Visible, Accessible and Integrated Care - Capability Framework for the Advanced Practitioner: Nursing in the Community

This capability framework is aimed at nurses working in or towards an ‘advanced practitioner’ role in community health nursing teams, as shown in the proposed new service model for nursing in the community. This framework builds on the capabilities, practice learning achievements and key content in the capability framework for community health nursing (NES, 2007a).

Capability Framework for Advanced Practitoners Nursing in the Community

This capability framework is aimed at nurses working in or towards an ‘advanced practitioner’ role in community health nursing teams.

Working with Individuals with Cancer, their Families and Carers. Professional Development Framework for Nurses: Specialist and Advanced Levels

This is one of three documents aligned with the Career Framework for Health which together provide a comprehensive professional development framework for nurses and healthcare support workers working with individuals with cancer, their families and carers.

Maternity Care Assistants in Scotland: A Skills Passport

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). The Skills Passport supports achievement of the competencies of a Maternity Care Assistant (MCA) as contained in the Competency Framework (NES 2006), and should be used in conjunction with this Framework.

Evaluation of Practice Education Facilitator Project

The Practice Education Facilitator Project is a joint initiative between the Scottish Executive Health Department (now Scottish Government Health Directorates), NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and NHS Boards. This Report is based on a study commissioned by NES.

A Route to Enhanced Competence in Sexual and Reproductive Health Nursing: Competency Record Book

The Competency Record Book will be useful for appraisals, CPD and personal and career development and planning. It can be used in conjunction with your KSF job outline and gives evidence of CPD in sexual and reproductive health.

Advanced Practice Succession Planning Pathway

Succession Planning Consultation for Advanced Practice.

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