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AXA Independent Counselling & Advisory Services (ICAS)

AXA Independent Counselling & …

23 August 2021

As an employer, NES understands that maintaining a work-life balance is not always easy for staff. In order to provide sup…

Update on BMA/MSG agreement on 46 hours rest following a period of night shifts

Update on BMA/MSG agreement on…

11 August 2021

DL (2021) 21 published on 14 July 2021 advises NHSScotland employers of the agreement reached between NHS Employers, Scott…

Implementation of self-isolation exemptions for Health and Social Care staff

Implementation of self-isolati…

11 August 2021

DL(2021)22 outlines the Policy Framework and accompanying fact sheet which enables fully vaccinated and asymptomatic Healt…

EU Settlement Scheme - Less than 10 days left to apply

EU Settlement Scheme - Less th…

18 June 2021

  EU Settlement Scheme - Less than 10 days left to apply   On Monday 21 June, there w…

 EU Settlement Scheme - Only 30 days left to apply

EU Settlement Scheme - Only 3…

01 June 2021

On Tuesday 1st June, there will be only 30 days to go until the deadline of 30 June 2021 for applications to be made…

Quarantine (self-isolation) for NHS Scotland staff returning to the UK

Quarantine (self-isolation) fo…

27 May 2021

Further to previous guidance issued, the guidance on quarantine/self-isolation has now been updated. NHS Scotland employee…

EU Settlement Scheme - 50 days left to apply

EU Settlement Scheme - 50 days…

13 May 2021

From Tuesday 11 May, there was only 50 days to go until the deadline of 30 June 2021 for applications to be made…

Brexit: EU and EEA citizens

Brexit: EU and EEA citizens

06 April 2021

Brexit: EU and EEA citizens As you are aware, the UK left the European Union on the 31 of January 2020 and the transition…

COVID-19 £500 bonus payment

COVID-19 £500 bonus payment

15 March 2021

Further to previous communication about a £500 one off payment for all health and care staff as a thank-you for helping Sc…

Upcoming Health & Social Care Webinar: "Infection Prevention & Control During the Covid-19 Pandemic - Supporting, Valuing and Listening to Health & Social Care Workers"

Upcoming Health & Social Care …

11 March 2021

NHS Education for Scotland, ARHAI Scotland and the Scottish Government invite all those working in health and social care …

Information for Public Health Trainees - Additional Hours Claim Form

Information for Public Health …

10 March 2021

Should you find yourself in a position where you have worked additional hours, you can claim payment for these hours by co…

Information for Public Health Trainees - Agenda for Change Pay 2021/22

Information for Public Health …

04 March 2021

Following the recent letter issued by Jeane Freeman on 24 February 2021, guidance on the 1% payment on account and removal…

Agenda for Change Pay 2021-22 - information for Public Health Trainees

Agenda for Change Pay 2021-22 …

26 February 2021

For those on Agenda for Change terms and conditions please review the following letter issued 24 February 2021 from Jeane …

Coaching for Wellbeing: Supporting Resilience and Morale

Coaching for Wellbeing: Suppor…

12 February 2021

In May 2020, NES launched Coaching for Wellbeing, a digital coaching service for all health and social care staff during C…

Covid £500 bonus payment

Covid £500 bonus payment

11 February 2021

Guidance for GPs in Practice on who will pay them their Covid bonus payment. Please see attached flowchart for payment …

Scottish Public Pensions Agency - NHS Circular 2021-03 - Pension Remedy Project Consultation Response

Scottish Public Pensions Agenc…

08 February 2021

Dear Colleagues Please note that NHS Circular 2021/03 has been published on the Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) we…

Covid 19 Vaccination/Rotation Communication

Covid 19 Vaccination/Rotation …

08 February 2021

Dear Trainee, A number of you may be preparing to move to a different Health Board in February as part of your planned tr…

Have you received your COVID-19 Vaccination through an external provider?

Have you received your COVID-1…

05 February 2021

If you have received your vaccination through your GP or NHS COVID-19 clinic, please complete the attached forms so that…

Covid 19 Annual Leave and Public Holidays

Covid 19 Annual Leave and Publ…

03 February 2021

We have introduced new measures to support employees access and retain their entitlement to annual leave while NHS Scotlan…

£500 Bonus payments process

£500 Bonus payments process

28 January 2021

Further to our recent correspondence to you earlier this month regarding the £500 Covid payment, Scottish Government hav…

Fraud alert - £500 bonus

Fraud alert - £500 bonus

21 January 2021

Please note that NHS Scotland Counter Fraud Services (CFS) has been made aware of telephone calls received by NHS and soci…

Turas – Email addresses

Turas – Email addresses

15 January 2021

Following the email migration to nhs.scot, any Turas accounts linked to the previous nhs.net email address will not receiv…

NHS Scotland COVID-19 Vaccine Programme

NHS Scotland COVID-19 Vaccine …

12 January 2021

As you will be aware a priority framework for Covid-19 Vaccination is being implemented across health and social care to i…

NHS Scotland Flu vaccine programme

NHS Scotland Flu vaccine progr…

26 November 2020

Update 11/12/20 Please note there are new times and venues for Monday 14 December: Meridian Court 9 am – 12.30 pm Gyl…

Gleneagles says thanks to NHS Scotland Staff with free overnight stays

Gleneagles says thanks to NHS …

16 November 2020

‘Our Turn to Care’ – Gleneagles says thanks to NHS Scotland Staff with free overnight stays Gleneagles Hotel, through Sco…

Interim Guidance for staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds

Interim Guidance for staff fro…

01 June 2020

Please see below guidance to support staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds.  We are aware that there is …

Child Care Vouchers during COVID-19

Child Care Vouchers during COV…

24 April 2020

**Please note this information is only for those Trainees who are currently members of Edenred Child Care Voucher scheme. …

COVID-19 Accelerated Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Accelerated Recruitme…

15 April 2020

A Frequently Asked Questions page has been set up to provide information to support the accelerated recruitment and employ…

Thank you for your help and support during this difficult time.

Thank you for your help and su…

03 April 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thank you for your help and support during this difficult time. …

Novel Coronavirus infection (COVID-19)

Novel Coronavirus infection (C…

13 March 2020

An FAQ page has been set up to provide information and advice pertaining to COVID-19, covering a range of queries includin…

Novel Coronavirus infection (COVID-19)

Novel Coronavirus infection (C…

12 March 2020

COVID-19 Health Protection Scotland has published a range of resources and information for practitioners on the COVID-19 …

Once for Scotland Policies live 1st March 2020

Once for Scotland Policies liv…

01 March 2020

As of the 1st March 2020, phase 1 of the Once for Scotland Policies went live and these can be accessed via the links belo…

NHS Board Chief Executives /Medical Directors and Overseas Visitors Healthcare Managers

NHS Board Chief Executives /Me…

04 February 2020

NHS Board Chief Executives /Medical Directors and Overseas Visitors Healthcare Managers, Please be advised that we have t…