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


News: NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool

NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool now available for iPhone and Android.
With World Sepsis Day approaching on 13th September, we are delighted to announce that the NHSScotland NEWS and Sepsis screening tool is now available for Android users as well as iPhone.

News: 2016-17 Course Brochure Out Now

Optometry Course Brochure Out Now!

News: Patient Safety Update July 2014

A summary of recent Patient Safety activity including learning resources and developments.

News: Antimicrobial Stewardship

Feedback from nurses and midwifes on learning needs in relation to Antimicrobial stewardship required to aid education programme development.

News: Quality improvement and person-centredness developing and refining the always event concept for primary care

This preliminary report, (written by P Bowie, D McNab, J Ferguson, C de Wet, G Smith, M MacLeod, J McKay & C White) explores recent work done within primary care on the "Always Event" concept as one way of taking a person-centred approach to quality improvement.

News: Medicine: The Shape of Training Review

The Shape of Training Review, led by an independent chair (Professor David Greenaway) examined postgraduate medical education and training in the UK to ensure that doctors now and in the future are able to meet the changing needs of patients, society and health services.

News: Patient Safety Education: What matters to you?

Stemming from the results of our 2013 stakeholder consultation, profession specific data on selected educational questions are presented

News: Quality Improvement in HAI module

Launch of new online module, available on learnPro.

News: Prevention and Management of Occupational Exposure Module

The Needlestick Injury module has undergone a thorough review and has been updated to incorporate new leglistation and guidance in respect of the prevention and management of occupational exposure incidents including sharps injuries.

News: Domestic Services DVD launched

An exciting new educational DVD resource for domestic services workforce developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in partnership with Health Facilities Scotland (HFS) was launched at the Facilities Services Information Day on 27th May 2014.