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10 Reasons why nurses and midwives in Scotland are signing up to use Turas


Turas is the new online learning and CPD platform for health and care professionals in Scotland. Created by NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Turas is where Nurses and Midwives now access ePortfolio and it’s ready for you to join. It is available to Nurses and Midwives in ALL sectors, including education, social care, independent and voluntary sectors. Student nurses in Scotland can also register for an ePortfolio. 

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Here are 10 great reasons why you should register with Turas:

  1. Turas is where you’ll access the new, improved ePortfolio, a career-long resource
  2. Turas is free and designed for Scotland’s health and care professionals 
  3. Helps with your career development, annual appraisal and NMC revalidation
  4. Record your continuing professional development and reflections
  5. Get feedback from others on your practice  
  6. Upload documents that you want to keep e.g. presentations, reports, multimedia files and certificates 
  7. Share your evidence with your manager, supervisor, reflective practice partner or confirmer easily with an electronic link
  8. Can be accessed with an internet connection from your laptop, tablet or mobile 
  9. Supported and enhanced by the in-house NES development team
  10. As well as ePortfolio, you’ll soon be able to access other educational applications and training resources via TURAS
Turas (Scots Gaelic for journey) is a learning management platform developed by NES, in recognition of the increasingly complex, fast-changing and pressured nature of the work that health and social care staff are required to undertake, and their need to keep up to date with current knowledge and practice.

Turas ePortfolio belongs to you, so you have full control of what you share and when you share it.

It’s free, it’s yours, and it makes recording your learning register now.