Working with personal outcomes: what keeps you going?

An event for workers in health and social care Building practice around personal outcomes is a process of change not a quick fix. So what keeps you going? What enables you to continue ... Continue Reading →

Creating a healthier Scotland – get involved!

From August 2015 to April 2016 the Scottish Government are holding a national conversation on health and social care services in Scotland. The first part of this will look at what issues ... Continue Reading →

Dignity in Care – three new videos promoting innovative ideas to support caring with dignity

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced three new videos about dignity. Research shows that there are eight main factors which contribute to providing dignity with ... Continue Reading →

Is a career in social services a career for you?

A career in social serivices is a career for people who like people. Our new careers booklet A Career in Social Services has just been given a makeover.  This booklet is for people ... Continue Reading →

Exploring collaborative leadership

Workers from across Scotland had the opportunity to reflect on their current and future practice, share experiences and hear leadership success stories at a recent series of leadership ... Continue Reading →

Connect with health and social care people

People Connect was developed by NHS Education for Scotland in collaboration with Quality and Efficiency Support Team at the Scottish Government and the Quality Improvement Hub. This ... Continue Reading →

Technology enabled learning in health and social care

Increasingly Scotland’s health and social care staff need to use the software and tools that can be accessed through a range of devices, such as personal computers, laptops, mobile ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeships in social services

Modern and technical apprenticeships offer people the chance of paid employment linked with the opportunity to train across social services.  They help apprentices gain qualifications ... Continue Reading →

Findings of health and social care experience survey published

The Scottish Government has published the first findings from their new health and social care experience survey. The survey includes the views of people who use services around the ... Continue Reading →

Health and social care integration

Consultation on the Regulations and Orders Relating to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 The draft Scottish Statutory Instruments that accompany the Public Bodies ... Continue Reading →