Other Resources and Supports
There are a range of resources and supports open to staff both within and out with NHSGGC – some of these are outlined below:-
Local Service Budgets
Applicants should speak to their line manager to discuss funding availability or contribution to funding.
SAAS – Student Award Agency for Scotland
Information on funding available for students studying part time can be found through the following link –
Individual Training Account – Skills Development Scotland
These used to be called ILA’s and can offer up to £200 depending on eligibility. Individual Training Account
If you are a member of a professional body you may find that grants or scholarships are available.
NHSGGC and University of West of Scotland Service Level Agreement
There is a Service Level Agreement (SLA) between NHSGGC and University of the West of Scotland to help nurses and midwives in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde access accredited programmes / modules at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). Further information available through the following link - http://www.staffnet.ggc.scot.nhs.uk/Partnerships/MHP/Specialist%20Services/Nursing/Pages/NHSGGCUWSSLA.aspx
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.
NES (NHS Education for Scotland)
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.
HRConnect - Adult Learners The information in this linked page has been developed with the help of NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde staff who have taken a step back into learning, looking to adapt to workplace changes and to apply new knowledge, skills and approaches in their job. It contains links to a range of supports for staff.
It contains information on:
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.)