CHEFs work in teams, in care homes, primarily for older people, to improve practice learning environments and to enhance the capability of mentors and teachers.
There are currently 11 CHEF posts across Scotland.
CHEFs can enhance cross sector working, complementing the practice education network infrastructure in health boards.
The principle aims of the role are to:
Alongside this core CHEF function, every year three national priorities are identified by NES, NHS Boards practice education leads and higher education institutions colleagues, to enable the correct response to regulatory and policy drivers.
View the National priorities for 2019-2020 [DOC]
The following reports contain some highlights from the work carried out by CHEFs:
Last updated: 25/09/2020