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Forthcoming Events

Support Workforce Online Learning Week

2 - 6 October 2023

Deadline for registering: Friday 21 July 2023

Support Workforce Online Learning Week 2 - 6 October 2023

Registration for this event is now closed. 

A number of the sessions will be recorded.  To request a copy of the recordings which will be available post event please contact the NES Conference Team:


NHS Education for Scotland invites you to take part in our second Support Workforce Online Learning Week from Monday 2 to Friday 6 October 2023.

The programme is structured around the five pillars of the workforce journey and provides an opportunity to:

  • Spend time on learning dedicated to your needs and requests
  • Hear what’s going on and join interactive learning sessions
  • Take time to reflect and celebrate your achievements over the last year
  • Network with colleagues

We will be hosting bite sized sessions on a range of topics to help your learning and development in your current role and support you taking any next steps.

By attending the conference, Support Workforce colleagues will: enhance their learning and development across all five pillars of the workforce journey National Health and Social Care Workforce Strategy, supporting their current and future career development.


Target audience:

  • Support workforce across all health boards and health and social care partnerships working in:
    - nursing, midwifery, allied health, business and administration, estates and facilities, primary care teams and independent sectors
  • Whilst our primary audience is the support workforce, those who line manage or directly support the learning and development of support workforce colleagues are welcome, however the support workforce will be allocated places on a priority basis

You will find the following on the website:

  • The full programme and session descriptors
  • Identify the sessions relevant to you so you can create your own learning week programme
  • Register to attend the learning week via the red Book Now button above

Please be aware that registration does not guarantee you a place. Places will be allocated to ensure a fair distribution across Health Boards, organisations and areas of work. Priority places will be allocated to support workforce colleagues.

Discuss this learning opportunity with your supervisor/manager at an early stage.

You can participate in real time or view recorded sessions at a time to suit you.


Key Dates

Online booking opens:  16 May 2023

Booking closes:  21 July 2023 at 21:59

Places allocated by:  18 August 2023

NES will be using the online platform Eventsforce to host this event and sessions will be delivered via MS Teams.  SHSC Events will be co-ordinating the online delivery.   To access and make full use of the platform we recommend using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your browser.  Once places are confirmed delegates will receive further details regarding accessing the online event.  

If you have any queries please contact:

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