NES is a leader in educational design, delivery and quality assurance. Utilising the very best in technology enabled learning, organisational and leadership development, workforce and learning analytics and digital development, across the entire health and social care workforce and in every community in Scotland, NES will help to facilitate staff to be supported, skilled, capable, digitally enabled and motivated to deliver improved outcomes.

NES leads national programmes such as the NHS Scotland Academy and NHS Scotland Youth Academy (with NHS Golden Jubilee), the National Centre for Remote and Rural Health and Care, and the Centre for Workforce Supply.  NES also leads national level quality improvement development programmes and is leading on the development of the national digital platform and a wide range of digital technology solutions.

Professor Karen Reid, CEO of NHS Education for Scotland said:   

“We provide education, training, workforce development, data and technology for health and social care in Scotland. We are also the Official Statistics provider for NHS Scotland workforce data. Better health data is an essential part of making sure that people can provide the best quality care. We are proud to be involved in the alliance with HDRUK partners and look forward to collaborating to build skills and in health data science.” 

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