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NHS Dumfries and Galloway

Donna Craig

Contact Details

Practice Educator: Donna Craig

NES Email:

D&G Email:

Office: 01387244425

Mobile: 07773937216

Please note I work part-time hours. Normal working days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Thursday Friday alternate weeks.

Examples of work 

As the Practice Educator within Dumfries and Galloway I work in partnership with the wider Practice Education team locally to support Nursing and Midwifery practitioners professional development through:

  •  Promoting practitioners engagement in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities utilising a range of NES resources across all nursing disciplines.
  • Promote practitioners use of digital technology to support the provision of evidence of CPD using TURAS ePortfolio for the purpose of annual appraisal and Revalidaiton.
  • Work in partnership with the Practice Education Facilitators (PEFs) and Care Home Education Facilitators (CHEFs) to support the implementation of the revised Flying Start Programme for newly qualified practitioners and local programme of sessions to support this.
  • Work in partnership with Midwifery services and Excellence in Care Lead to support the development and implementation of Midwifery supervision provision locally.

Practice Educator Annual Report

The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of key acheivements from Practice Educator National Network for stakeholders and external partners to inform and further embed the Practice Educator role within NHS Scotland and NHS Boards.

Report 2017-18 pdf

Report 2017-18 word accessible

Report 2016