Scotland Archived News: 2010

NMC/Regulatory Update: New warning about bogus NMC callers ; Recent News and fitness to practise hearings ; NMC Publications

HPC Update: Current In Focus

NHS Tayside delivers to GPs

Scotland looks at NHS office software

New from RCN: Guidance on safe nurse staffing levels in the UK

New Assistant Director set to improve NMC understanding of nursing and midwifery issues in Scotland and Northern Ireland

£3.4m paves the way for draft care bill

Online nurse training from GE Healthcare

Sussex practice uses Scots call-centre

Funding for rural broadband

New ways of improving health

SIRN & SMS Diagnostics & Therapeutics Event - Glasgow - 23 February 2011


NMC/Regulatory Update: Warning about bogus NMC callers ; NMC chair to address European Parliament ;

HPC Update: Current In Focus

Flying doctors take to the air

Scots assess i-device security

Scottish Patient Safety Programme and article

Prescription charge axe

Re-appointment to the board of NHS 24


NMC/Regulatory Update: New education standards for nursing launched ; NMC to review third part of register ; Changes to registration fee processes and payments ; sign up to receive NMC news updates

HPC Update: Latest edition of HPC In Focus now online ; HPC launches consultation to review the generic standards of proficiency

Plans to improve quality of primary care highlight improving communication

The Scottish Health Survey: Topic Report UK Comparisons

Doctors call for UK prescribing chart

Healthcare Improvement Scotland


NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC Strategic Context Report ; New NMC Report Moving forward with healthcare support workforce regulation ; Consultation report on proposed new standards for pre-registration nursing education ; CHRE annual review

Scotland launches NHS Inform and NHS advice service

Free Personal and Nursing Care, 2008-09 Report

Join a FREE Webinex on 19th August 4 - 5pm - Expert on Call: Shared decision making and decision aids

NHS Scotland gets Knowledge Network

Lanarkshire GPs have Vision

Protecting frontline NHS services

Technology helps to tackle superbugs

May - June

NMC/Regulatory Update: New NMC site means better browsing for three million web visitors ; NMC chairs first meeting of European nursing regulators on the review of EU legislation ;

HPC Update: HPC 'In Focus'

NHS Grampian texts drinkers hold, enough

Response to Queen's Speech

MH records found in Asda car park

Nurses say technology can cut lost time

Quality Strategy gives more time to care

HEAT target E7: Electronic Management of Referrals

GP access improves

April - May 2010
NMC/Regulatory Update: Updated Advice sheet on Mixing medicines ; Employers of nurses and midwives get new tool to improve patient safety ; New options for becoming a sign-off mentor include interactive use of electronic resources . NMC News - Back Issues

HPC Update: Latest HPC IN Focus

GP Patient Experience Survey

NHS Scotland picks Ensemble to integrate and NHS computer system

£4 million investment in telecare

Report on out-of-hours healthcare provision in rural areas

Work needed on NHS 24 - MSPs

NHS activity statistics

March - April

NMC/Regulatory Update: Changes to standards for prescribing of unlicensed medicine ; NMC response to CHRE Fitness to Practice Report ; NMC signs up to share information about fitness to practise investigations ; professional accountability in telephone triage work ;

HPC Update: HPC in Focus

Do you know about Care Information Scotland?

Patient Rights Bill

Clinical portal and telehealth development in NHS Scotland

Scots MPs criticise slow progress on IT

NHS 24 extends Clinical Solutions deal

Reshaping care for older people

Universal health checks planned

February - March
NMC/Regulatory Update; Do you want to help develop a framework for revalidation? Take part in our survey ; What do you think of our guidance on raising concerns? Let us know before 31 March ; NMC signs up to share information about fitness to practise investigations with other safeguarding organisations

HPC Update: February HPC In Focus

Festival of Learning 2010 - Edinburgh Napier University 30/31st March

Electronic Management of Referrals

NHS Quality Strategy

Sign up to save a life

Nursing Times has an interview with Professor Weir-Hughes: 'We need to be clear about our primary responsibility'

Take part in an academic study via this on line survey! Understanding the views of health care professionals towards alcohol


NMC/Regulatory Update; Have your say: nursing education standards are changing
Events for members of the public ; NMC consultation on standards for pre-registration nursing education

HPC Update: HPC launches new guidance for students ; HPC launches guidance on health and character

No action against doc who accessed ECS

Information Governance Bulletin

National child health records launched

Advances in tackling cancer

Robison thanks Scotland’s care workers

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