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Forthcoming Events

North Region Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals HCSW Learning Event: Make Learning Work For You Monday 09 September 2019

Registration for this Event is now closed, for further details please contact the NES Conference Team on 0131 656 3215/3216/4378 or

Visit our exhibitors in the Kemnay Suite.   Please see list below.

Don't forget to take part in the Exhibitor Bingo.  Just ask the Exhibitors to stamp your card which you will find in your conference pack - once your card is complete hand it in to the conference registration desk to be in with a chance of winning a prize!  


Caring for Smiles
Caring for Smiles is the Scotland-wide oral health education/support programme, which aims to provide good oral health for dependent older adults. The programme provides non-accredited and SCQF accredited training delivered locally, by health board teams.


Healthcare Support Worker Advisory Group
The Health Care Support Worker Advisory Group is the national voice of HCSWs on learning and development. We come from many backgrounds and disciplines and understand the challenges faced by other support workers.

This knowledge and expertise is key to our role in advising NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and NHSScotland as a whole. Come and visit us to find out more.


NHS Education for Scotland (Healthcare Support Workers)
Want to find out about learning and development for Healthcare Support Workers in NHSScotland? Our team is here to support you! Come and visit us to find out about ...

• Resources for your learning and development
• Education pathways
• Funding and access to learning and development opportunities

Speak to people who can help you with any questions you have about your learning and development.


NHS Education for Scotland (Knowledge Network)*
Knowledge Network and NHS Grampian Libraries provide free access to journal articles and ebooks for health and care staff in Scotland, plus training and support for CPD, learning and to find quality info. Visit us to find out what we can do for you!


NHS Education for Scotland (TURAS Awareness)*
The Turas platform aims to provide health and social care staff with digital resources to support them in their careers in the public sector in Scotland. The Turas Learn application provides a single place to easily find the health and social care learning you need to do, helping to discover useful learning you might not already be aware of and keep track of what you have completed. Come and visit us and find out more about how to use Turas and how it can benefit you.


North East Scotland College (NESCOL)
NESCOL provides high quality training and education across the North East of Scotland. From Modern Apprenticeships, to distance learning and bespoke programmes for your business. We also provide fully funded options (subject to certain conditions).


The Open University
The Opening University is a widening access university. We offer flexible, part-time pathways into nursing with our access programme and BSc (Hons) nursing programmes (Adult, Mental Health, Learning Disability, Child).


Project Lift
Come and meet us at the Project Lift Stand. We would love to meet you and find out how we could help you be part of Transforming Care, starting with you.


Royal College of Nursing Scotland
The Royal College of Nursing is the world’s largest nursing-specific trade union and professional body. We campaign on issues of concern to nurses and patients, influences health policies and promotes excellence in nursing practice on behalf of its members. All those working within nursing (registered nurses, health care support workers and student nurses) are eligible to join us.

In addition to providing support on employment relations, legal and nursing
practice issues, we offer a range of additional services:

  • Europe’s largest nursing library service (including a range of resources designed for HCSWs)
  • Online learning on a range of topics (including diabetes, continence care and end of life care
  • First Steps (online learning specifically designed for HCSWs)
  • An outreach service which delivers learning and development at your workplace on a range of topics (including accountability & delegation, record keeping, social media and finding nursing information online)
  • Our Member Support Service also offers a counselling service, financial support, careers service, immigration advice and welfare advice.


Scottish Qualifications Authority
SQA is Scotland’s national awarding body, providing a wide range of high-quality, flexible and internationally recognised qualifications and associated services.


Skills Development Scotland
As Scotland’s skills body, our aim is to deliver the very best possible outcomes for Scotland’s people, businesses and the economy by focusing on skills planning and development, putting those skills to work and building fairer and more diverse workplaces.


* You will find NHS Education for Scotland (Knowledge Network) and (Turas Awareness) on the same stand.