Welcome to NHS Education for Scotland's digital health and care learning zone for Scotland's health and social care workforce.

People living in Scotland expect technology and information systems to be part of safe, effective and quality health and care services, this includes a healthcare workforce trained to support the successful use of these technologies and systems.

Download Scotland's Digital Health and Care Strategy to find out how services for people can be transformed through the use of digital technology.

Remote consulting - Near Me (Attend Anywhere)

Near Me is a safe and secure video consulting service helping the public sector offer video call access to health, care and wellbeing services.

For guidance on implementing Near Me visit tec.scot 

Further information and training videos available at NHS Scotland National Video Conferencing Service  

Find out more about Remote Consulting, including Telephone Triage

To support members of the public to find out more about Near Me visit nearme.scot

Remote meetings and collaborating – Microsoft Teams (Office 365)

Microsoft Teams is a secure communication and collaboration tool providing health and social care colleagues with the ability to work together and share information. Teams is available to all NHS colleagues in Scotland.

Find out more at Microsoft Office 365

Introducing Technology Enabled Care

Our aim is to give access to learning and practice support resources to help embed digital skills into health and care practice.

View progress update video to find out about resources helping you learn more about digital health and care.

Professional Development Award in Technology Enabled Care

The award has been developed by NHS Education for Scotland in partnership with the Scottish Qualifications Authority to equip Scotland’s workforce with the knowledge and skills to apply technology enabled care in practice while supporting people to use digital services and information to manage their health and wellbeing.

Find out more about PDA in Technology Enabled Care at SCQF level 7.

View Frequently Asked Questions here.


Meet Bridget and Hew who are using everyday technology, like a mobile phone or smartwatch to support their wellbeing.

Bridget and Hew have different levels of digital skills, but both use technology in a way that works for them. Let's find out how.

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Workforce stories

Technology enabled care is used in health and care practice throughout Scotland. Some examples includes:

  • Remote Health Monitoring
  • Telecare
  • Video Enabled Health and Care
  • Digital Services and apps

View our workforce stories to find out how technology has helped improve service delivery and individual outcomes for the people using it.

View workforce stories

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Resource archive

A digital archive of resources, including reports and strategy documents related to digital health and care.

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Getting in touch

Contact us to:

  • leave a comment about the website
  • suggest a learning or practice support resource for the website
  • tell us how digital health and care has made a difference to you

E-mail:   tec@nes.scot.nhs.uk