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Other Resources and Supports

Other Resources & Supports

There are a range of resources and supports open to staff both within and outwith NHSGG&C - some of these are outlined below:

SAAS – Student Award Agency for Scotland

This now covers the former ILA (500) Scotland. Information on funding available for students studying part time can be found by clicking on the link above.

SDS Individual Learning Account - My World of Work

Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland and are for individuals who will benefit most from this support. To check if you are eligible click on the link above.

NHSGG&C and University of West of Scotland Service Level Agreement (link directs to StaffNet, can only be opened on an NHS computer).

There is a Service Level Agreement (SLA) between NHSGG&G and university of the West of Scotland to help nurses and midwives in NHSGG&C access accredited programmes / modules at the University of the West of Scotland. Further information available by clicking on the link above.



NHS Education for Scotland offer a wide ranged education and training support for both clinical and non-clinical staff in Scotland. This can include some financial support. See the website for further details.

The AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme

The AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme Funds learning and development opportunities for the AHP workforce across the public sector in Scotland. Applications are welcome from AHPs employed in NHS Scotland and Local Authorities in Scotland and includes AHPs, AHP Health Care Support Workers (HCSW) and AHP Assistant Practitioners. The clising date for applications is 1200 (noon) on Wednesday, 29th November 2017.

Core Skills

Core Skills training gives NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde staff the chance to brush up on core writing, reading, number and computing skills used every day. The service is free and confidential and staff can choose what to work on. Help is available one- to -one or in a group, or staff can be referred by their line manager.

Further information from Debbie Thompson, Core Skills Tutor,

Tel: 0141 211 3013 (x53013) Email: [email protected] or by following the link above.

Other Organisational Financial Supports

Different opportunities for assistance across the organisation may be available at various times of the year to support developments and practice - check with your line manager to discuss further. 

Other Learning & Development Information can be found as follows:

Please note that some of the links below will take you to the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde intranet site StaffNet