DLP Recruitment

Recruitment - DLP Cohort 17

Application Process
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Applications Due - 3rd February 2022

Feedback to applicants - 25th February 2022

Start of programme - 29th March 2022


Download the Application Form below. 

Before sending your application, make sure you have met the following criteria:


Read Programme information on Turas Learn


Are working within health and social care in Scotland with responsibility for a team, service and/or digital transformation within your organisation


Have a digital improvement project to progress


Obtained line manager support


Obtained strategic support from the Digital Health and Care lead for your organisation


Confirmed you are able to attend all session dates (see below) and self-study time required (10 hrs minimum)


If you need guidance on application writing NES has a helpful resources on 'Writing great applications for learning opportunities'. Please note you will need to have a Turas account and login to access this resource.

We are hosting some informal Q&A sessions for those wishing to find out more about the programme and ask any questions they may have. To book a place on a session, please register here. 

Below you'll find application guidance as a downloadable pdf or video with some top tips for your application.

  • DLP Application Guidance this guidance is to ensure that your application includes the information required by the panel and represents your project idea, motivation, and potential learning opportunity in the best possible way.

Course Outline

By submitting an application, participants are committing to the attend and complete the following elements:

4 x 3hr virtual sessions

29 March 2022

3 May 2022

7 June 2022

30 Aug 2022

4 x 1.5hr virtual peer support group

17 May 2022

21 June 2022

13 Sept 2022

4 Oct 2022

1 x consolidation event

25 Oct 2022




Participate in approx. 10 hours of guided self-learning

Shadow/Buddy local digital lead supporting Digital Health and Care strategies

Engage with the NES Digital Health and Care Leadership Programme MS Teams Channel

Devise, lead and implement a digital health and care improvement project

Undertake work-based activities to progress project, share project impact and evidence with virtual community of practice including a podcast, blog and/or animation to share the outcome nationally.

Contribute to the Digital Health and Care Programme evaluation

Become a member of the Scottish Digital Health and Care network


Good Luck with your application, contact the team at nes.dlp@nhs.scot for further information.

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