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Nursing and Midwifery

Transforming NMaHP Roles

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in Scotland has outlined a commitment to maximising the contribution of the Nursing, Midwifery and Health Professions (NMaHP) workforce and pushing the traditional boundaries of professional roles. The Transforming Roles Programme aims to provide strategic oversight, direction and governance to this work through:

• developing and transforming NMaHP roles to meet the current and future needs of Scotland’s health and care system
• ensuring nationally consistent, sustainable and progressive roles, education and career pathways

The following links provide more detailed information on this programme of work:

CNOD Transforming Nursing, Midwifery and Health Professions’ (NMaHP) Roles

Paper 1 Introduction

Paper 2 Advanced Nursing Practice 

Paper 3 The district nursing role in integrated community nursing teams

Paper 4 The school nursing role in integrated community nursing teams 

Paper 5 Transforming NMaHP education and career development

Follow the links below to access further information (including funded development opportunities) for:

Advanced Nursing Practice

District Nursing Practice

General Practice Nursing

Health Visiting and School Nursing


Page Updated 5th June 2018