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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

Paper 6 Developing the general practice nursing role in integrated community nursing teams

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



Selections : Sharing examples of NMAHP learning resources and their impact


Funding Opportunities

The General Nursing Council for Scotland (Education) Fund and Margaret Callum Rodger Award 

The General Nursing Council for Scotland (Education) Fund and Margaret Callum Rodger Award. The awards are an education and learning opportunity for registered nurses and midwives to undertake educational developments, study tours or carry out small scale projects, all of which must make a difference to patient or client care.

Further information about the scholarship and the application form can be found on the GNC page of the NES website 

Page Updated 30 January 2019