Register for the new DipUMC!

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have developed a new Diploma in Urgent Medical Care for Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics across the UK. The 2-day exam will take place on Tuesday 12th March – Wednesday 13th March 2019, 8.30am – 5.00pm at the RCSEd, Edinburgh. For more information click here!

CSMEN wins prestigious ASPIRE award

The Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network (CSMEN) has become the world’s first national simulation network to win the prestigious ASPIRE 2018 Award for Excellence in Simulation. The award from the Association for Medical Education in Europe recognises the work of NHS Education for Scotland (NES), BASICS Scotland and the Scottish Simulation Centre for Clinical Human Read More …

The Portfolio Project has launched!

The first event of the new Portfolio Project took place in Mull with resounding success. The new Portfolio system for remote and rural practitioners aims to provide bespoke training for participants by identifying their needs and the needs of individual health boards. The first area chosen to deliver this new and innovative approach to training Read More …

BASICS Scotland welcomes its new Clinical Lead!

Al McLean has joined the BASICS Scotland team as our Clinical Lead for Remote Educational Development. Al joins us from the Scottish Ambulance Service and prior to that he served for 23+ years as a Military Paramedic. Al will work to develop new educational material for remote and rural practitioners. This includes exciting new opportunities Read More …