Provisional Conference Programme Release

ACAP Awards, Conference, Education, Latest Updates, News
ACAP Conference 2020 Virtual Conference Programme - #AdvPracWeek2020 Our first ever virtual conference is only a few weeks away, to be hosted on NHS Scotland MS Teams.The provisional programme is now released, along with Award Nominations and Poster Applications. Please consider submitting your poster or a nomination for those individuals/teams who have inspired you during the pandemic.If you haven't signed up already, please do so now through and email to acapscotland@outlook.com from your NHS eMail address. We can accept applications from non NHS staff, but your access will be limited to "guest". There is no expectation that delegates will attend all the sessions - only those they are interested in.The sign-up procedure for individual sessions will follow for those who have signed up for the conference.
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ACAP Conference 2020

ACAP Awards, Conference, Latest Updates, News
Conference update  Conference Flyer now available with preliminary information. Please notify your interest in attending this virtual event using your nhs email address to celebrate #AdvPracWeek2020 in the year of the #Nurses2020 and #Midwives2020 we want to particularly #SupportNursesAndMidwivesFull preliminary programme to follow shortly, but please have a think about sharing a poster presentation during our research afternoon and/or nominating a healthcare professional team or individual who has gone above and beyond during COVID-19.Application and nomination processes to follow soon.
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NHS Grampian Academy publications

NHS Grampian Academy publications

Articles, Governance, Learning Resources, Member Blogs, News, Transforming Roles
NHS Grampian has piloted a number of aspects of Scottish Academy work, and have published the following articles which you may find interesting. They are both in the same Issue of RCNi Nursing Management, which is freely available on Knowledge Network - either when on NHS Scotland premises or through your Athens account login.  Establishing an advanced care academy and its role in advanced practitioner development. Nursing Management [Online]. Available: https://journals-rcni-com.knowledge.idm.oclc.org/doi/full/10.7748/nm.2019.e1856 [Accessed 29/09/2020].Citation: Kindness, K., Gray, H., Moggach, A., Croft, A., & Hiscox, C. Establishing an advanced care academy and its role in advanced practitioner development. Nursing Management, doi:10.7748/nm.2019.e1856.Steering national standards to advanced clinical practice. In Nursing management [Online]. Available: https://journals-rcni-com.knowledge.idm.oclc.org/nursing-management/feature/steering-national-standards-to-advanced-clinical-practice-nm.26.5.12.s8/full  [Accessed 29/09/2020].Citation: Kindness, K.(2019).Steering national standards to advanced clinical practice. Nursing Management, 26(5), 12-15.doi:10.7748/nm.26.5.12.s8.
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Award Ceremony 2019

ACAP Awards, News
Unsung Hero 2019 Exceptional Professional Development of Trainees 2019 Alison Moggach - Exceptional Professional Development of Trainees 2019 Linda Mitchell - Unsung Hero 2019 Exceptional Team 2019 Inspirational Individual 2019 Julie Smith - Outstanding Contribution to Advanced Nursing Practice 2019. Julie Smith, Fiona Buchan, Anne Scott, Hazel Beveridge & Lilian Paterson-Murray.
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Meet the best team 2018!

Meet the best team 2018!

ACAP Awards, News
A new concept within NHS Grampian, the Advanced Care Academy was created to educate and support trainee and developing Advanced Care Practitioners (ACPs). Nurse Consultants Karen Kindness and Alison Moggach employed Academy ANP Fellows to provide expert clinical supervision to trainee ANPs while maintaining service delivery. Within the past year they have supported development of advanced practice roles across a range of platforms of care with focus on maintaining service within GP practice and developing new roles within acute services (cohort illustrated). Other initiatives include: Prehospital emergency care Advancing the role of the District Nurses Forensic Nursing Peer support via social networks
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