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

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

Prevention is better than cure : How 7 Ecosystems and ECHAlliance Members came together on the theme of Mental Health in COVID Times n the first of what will be a mini pop-up ecosystem series on the impact of COVID-19 on Digital Health services and provision, 7 of ECHAlliance’s Ecosystems from Northern Ireland, North West …

by Heather Smith

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance and Island Innovation have partnered and developed a number of questions on how islands around the world are dealing with the ongoing crisis.  More information on the research and the questions asked can be found here. The goal is to collate the responses to the questions and share information of island responses …

by Heather Smith

As we enter the third week of UK lockdown, we are seeing questions being raised about the current and potential future impacts of COVID-19 on our rural communities. The Rural Services Network has brought together some examples of how rural communities in England are “working together” to mitigate the negative impacts and we know that …

by Heather Smith

The Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Directorate will be providing a weekly update on Digital Health and Care tools and resources that may be useful in response to COVID-19. In addition to sharing important information and links to Scottish Government resources, we will include other resources from UK, European and international sources which may …

by Heather Smith

Andy Bleaden, ECHAlliance Director for Ecosystems and Membership will be speaking at the Healthy Ageing Innovation Cluster in Edinburgh on the 4th March about opportunities across the wider ECHAlliance International Network of Digital Health Ecosystems The 4th of March see’s the Healthy Ageing Innovation Cluster’s return to the Surgeon’s Quarter in Edinburgh for our first meeting …

by Heather Smith

In the link below you can read NHS Health Scotland’s blog.  Blog posts are written by NHS Health Scotland’s staff, partners and stakeholders. Opinions expressed are those of contributors and do not necessarily reflect the organisation’s views. Read more:  http://www.healthscotland.scot/our-blog

by Heather Smith

NHS Western Isles are partners in a new three year Northern Periphery & Arctic INTERREG Project which is led by Ulster University with partners from Lulea Institute of Technology and Norbotten Association of Local Authorities in Sweden, East Finland University, Action Mental Health, N. Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland.    The project will develop …

by Heather Smith

The world is awash with data buzzwords, we go beyond the hype to explore value. This course explores data at an introductory level for decision makers. Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to: Describe how organisations use data to drive value. Identify and classify data and opportunities within your own organisation. Explain …

by Heather Smith
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