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In this section we list all of the 'What's new' items from across the website.


News: Working Across Sectors

The Public Service Reform agenda outlines the need for public, third sector and private organisations to work more effectively in partnership with communities and each other, to deliver better services for patients and the public.

News: Exploring the role of nurses and midwives in antimicrobial stewardship

Read the summary report from the survey conducted to ascertain the views of nurses and midwives into their understanding of antimicrobial stewardship and their learning needs to aid the development of an educational resource.

News: Dental Workforce Report 2014

This report is the latest in a series of biennial dental workforce reports which aim to inform workforce planning for dental services in Scotland.

News: Supporting Stop Pressure Ulcers Day

NES is supporting Stop Pressure Ulcers Day on 20th November 2014 #StopPUday2014 Do you know the facts on how to treat and prevent pressure ulcers?

News: HAI Development Opportunity

An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual with infection prevention and control experience to join the Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Team at NES on a short term basis.

News: Antibiotic Awareness - play your part

Help support European Antibiotic Awareness Day by taking the Antibiotic Guardian pledge and play your role.

News: New Saturday Hot Topics Day from CPD Connect and GP Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Connect Hot Topics Day, Saturday 29 November 2014, Queen Margaret University (near Edinburgh on city bypass

News: Dietetic Advisory Forum

Opportunity to Influence Dietetics in Scotland

News: Infection prevention is everyone's business

International Infection Prevention Week (19-25 October 2014) raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety and promotes the belief that everyone plays a role and has responsibility for infection prevention.

News: Supporting Global Handwashing day

Most healthcare associated infections are preventable through good hand hygiene – cleaning hands at the right times and in the right way. That is why NES is supporting Global Handwashing Day.