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Can behavioural factors influence the delivery and sustainability of improvement initiatives?
- Stirling Court Hotel
This free seminar will address ways to facilitate behaviour change to support improvement activities within health and social care settings.


The Gordon Aikman Scholarship Scheme

The scholarship scheme to fund improvements in motor neurone disease (MND) care, set up by the Scottish Government in partnership with MND Scotland in honour of Scottish campaigner, Gordon Aikman, is now announcing its second call for applications.

New PhD Opportunities in Stroke Care

Three exciting new PhD opportunities are now available at Glasgow Caledonian University. All are focused on improving life after stroke – two addressing visual impairment and one exploring upper limb function - with supervisors from NMAHP Research Unit’s stroke team.

Vale of Leven Scholarship Scheme

An opportunity has arisen for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in Scotland to apply for support for research activity that aims to make improvement(s) to patient care in line with recommendations of the Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Report 2014.

6th Annual Research Symposium

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is jointly hosting a symposium with Health Services Research Unit and the Health Economics Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen, and the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at the Chief Scientist Office.

Scottish Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Awards 2017

A ceremony to present the 2017 Scottish NMAHP Research Awards was held on Thursday 9th November in the Apex Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh. The award ceremony was preceded by informative and entertaining presentations on the facilitators to a clinical academic career, the attributes required of a clinical academic and an example of a framework to support the careers of clinical academics.

Maternal and Infant Mental Health in Scotland: Call to Action

Scotland still lags behind other parts of the UK when it comes to caring for the mental health of expectant and new mothers and their babies. A group made up of professionals working in the health, charity and education sectors have issued a ten-point call for action by the Scottish Government and NHS Boards to address the fragmented and inadequate level of healthcare provided to many mothers before and directly after their babies are born.

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