BMJ COVID-19 Learning Hub. Free access to relevant courses.

COVID-19 ICU Remote Learning NHS workforce Only. For more information email:

Forth Valley College will be launching a new online course Digital Skills Transforming Care induction resource on 16th June. This course is  focussed on increasing digital skills and knowledge for employees working in Care at Home services. This collaboration has been funded by the Scottish Funding Council as part of the Innovation Project. 

How Microsoft Teams Can Help You in Practice webinar recorded on 05.05.2020

How to self measure your own Blood Pressure (BP)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement – Video Consultation resources

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published its first rapid guidelines and evidence reviews on the pandemic.

New MSc in Digital Health Interventions at Glasgow University. MSc Scholarships in Digital Health programme coordinated by the Digital Health and Care Institute. Contact the course coordinator as soon as possible to discuss. Applications must be submitted by June 30th, 2020.

NHS Education for Scotland TURAS Learn COVID-19 site. A growing list of resources. Includes sections for people working in community settings, people’s homes and care homes, remote consulting and tools and apps.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow – Webinar COVID-19: The effects on training 21.07.2020 18.00-19.00.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh COVID-19 Conversations podcast. Presenting the latest guidance and advice on COVID-19.

Scottish Social Services Council – COVID-19 and Adult Support and Protection: A quick guide. SSSC have produced a new online adult support and protection quick guide to support social service staff who have been rapidly inducted or redeployed.

Social Care Institute for Excellence Infection control e-learning course – Infection prevention and control are essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Digital Participation team train Digital Champions to support people to get online. Their training webinars are now available Digital Champion resources.  

The Scottish Digital Academy are working to continue to support those with ongoing training needs and in the interim are trialling online delivery of specific (shortened versions) courses.. To find our more or have a chat about how the SDS may be able to help, please email: or visit the website

The University of Edinburgh is offering a new online course in Health Data Science, which aims to equip healthcare professionals with the key foundations and data skills that are needed for data-driven innovation.  The course starts on 1st June, it has a duration of 10 weeks. There are funded places for those who meet Scottish Funding Council funding eligibility requirements. Further information and registrations

Training resources on remote consulting are now available via NHS Education for Scotland:

vFAIRS (virtual event management platform) article: How To Engage A Remote Audience at Your Virtual Event

Digital Tools

CleverCogs is Blackwood’s digitally enhanced care system, at the heart of which is a touch screen home hub. Its purpose is to keep people independent, in control and in their home CleverCogs are available on the Tech in Housing website. 

COVID-19 Ontario Self Assessment Tool

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