A NES-led qualification design team has worked with the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) to create a new award to support the development of a skilled health and social care workforce who are confident to work and help people in today’s digital society. The Technology Enabled Care, Professional Development Award (PDA) at SCQF Level 7 is …

by Heather Smith

Since April 2020, the Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) has delivered a range of decision support tools for COVID at pace through its Right Decision Service platform. This includes: Nine mobile apps delivering COVID-related guidance and pathways to frontline practitioners in NHS Boards. These cover: management of COVID in anaesthesia and ITU (3 apps), …

by Heather Smith

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £345,000 (inc VAT) to develop new solutions using digital technology to provide psychological support. This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access to advice from NHS Grampian. The aim is to increase availability of …

by Heather Smith

​The European Social Network (ESN) has launch the second edition of the European Social Services Awards (ESSA)under the theme ‘Transforming community care’. Submit your project by 31 July 2020! You can win one of the six awards: Excellence in Social Services Award Social Service Innovation Award Outstanding Team Award Best Collaborative Practice Award Technology Tool Award Research Project Award The …

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The Digital Health & Care Institute is collaborating with a number of stakeholders in response to COVID-19. If you have a digital product, service or innovation that may be of use in the response to COVID-19 please contact Scottish Government.   Current funding opportunities Immediate Funding Opportunities from EIT Digital: DATA against COVID-19 UKRI – COVID – …

by Heather Smith

The University of Edinburgh is offering an exciting new online course in Health Data Science, which aims to equip healthcare professionals with the key foundations and data skills that are needed for data-driven innovation.  Join us to learn about key concepts, principles and methods of data science in health; to develop skills for effective data analysis using …

by Heather Smith

Near Me is a video consulting service that enables people to have health and social care appointments from home or wherever is convenient. All you need is a device for making video calls like a smartphone and an internet connection. This enables our inspectors to call services and see inside care homes while we do not …

by Heather Smith

The new guidance for employers on how to use the recruitment hub to fill vacancies is now available. It includes important information on: contracts funding using the Care Inspectorate notification and triage system. Get the COVID-19 Recruitment Portal for Social Care: Guidance for Employers here. We’ve been working together with Scottish Government, COSLA, the Care …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health & Care Institute is collaborating with a number of stakeholders in response to COVID-19. If you have a digital product, service or innovation that may be of use in the response to COVID-19 please contact Scottish Government.   Current funding opportunities – Find out more here Learn more about the funding available during the …

by Heather Smith
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