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


News: Latest Healthcare Science Noticeboard - Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012 edition of Healthcare Science Noticeboard

News: New training for safe information handling

A new NHSScotland training package to support staff in handling personal information is now available to all staff though your Board’s online learning centre or learnPro website

News: Joint Action Plan for 2012-2013

NES and the Scottish Funding Council produce their Joint Action Plan for 2012-2013

News: Online VT Number Applications

From 18 June 2012 all dentists who have completed Vocational Training in the UK can apply for a VT number through the NES website.

News: Withdrawal of the NHS Education for Scotland Products and Services Database (PASDA)

Colleagues are asked to note that the NES Products and Services Database (PASDA) is being withdrawn with immediate effect.

News: Malcolm Wright, NES Podcast 2012

In his first podcast of 2012, NES Chief Executive, Malcolm Wright, describes how our education and training remit for NHSScotland staff is helping deliver the Scottish Government's Quality Ambitions: Safe, Effective and Person-Centred care.

News: The Modernising Nursing in the Community Toolkit

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) are now seeking to appoint 12 Custodians and 3 Custodian Coordinators to ensure currency of the toolkit.

News: Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 - What this means for you

Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 - Staff Information - What this means for you

News: Healthcare Associated Infection online short courses will be moving to learnPro

From 23 April 2012 all the NHS Education for Scotland, Healthcare Associated Infection online short courses will be moving to the learnPro learning environment.

News: Dental Prescribing app launched by SDCEP

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) has recently launched the ‘Dental Prescribing’ app for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®. Based on the popular SDCEP ‘Drug Prescribing For Dentistry’ guidance, the app gives dental professionals access to up-to-date information on dental prescribing from their mobile devices.