About NHS Education for Scotland


NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is a special health Board, responsible for supporting NHS services delivered to the people of Scotland by developing and delivering education and training for those who work in NHS Scotland.

Our vision:Quality Education for a Healthier Scotland.

Our mission:to provide educational solutions that support excellence in healthcare for the people of Scotland

Everything we do is based on eight ways of working, these are:

  • be open, listen and learn;
  • work together with others to benefit patients;look ahead and be creative;
  • promote equality and value diversity;
  • always aim for quality and excellence;
  • understand and respond quickly and confidently;
  • work to a clear common cause; and
  • give people power and lead by example.