Introducing the new CEO of BASICS Scotland!

We are pleased to introduce the new Chief Executive of BASICS Scotland Lucy Aitchison. She is taking over the reins of the organisation from Prof. Colville Laird, who is retiring at Christmas. Lucy comes from a background of over 20-years work in charity leadership and management, the majority of which has been in health-related charities. Read More …

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 …