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In this section you will find a list of resources that you may find helpful in relation to hospital at home and to support your learning and development.

Hospital at Home

Health Improvement Scotland Hospital at Home Programme

Health Improvement Scotland - Hospital at Home toolkit to support implementation of H@H in Scotland  

UK Hospital at Home Society is a website for those with an interest in H@H including NHS Staff, patients, care givers, policy makers and the academic community.

Literature Review Rapid Response – Admission avoidance hospital at home for older people with frailty: Feb 2022

World Hospital at Home Community

Learning and Development

Healthcare Support Workers

Support Worker Central supports role development and learning and development of nursing, midwifery and allied health professions support workers in Scotland   

HCSW Development and Education Framework


Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professional

Flying Start NHS - Flying Start NHS is the national development programme for all newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, to be undertaken in the first year of practice. It’s designed to help support the transition from pre-registered student to qualified, confident and capable health professional. 

Effective Practitioner  This resource has many learning resources for practitioners at level 5 and 6 of the career framework and is structured in the same way as the four pillars of practice.

Advanced Practice Toolkit The Advanced Practice Toolkit is a repository for credible and supportive resources relating to Advanced Practice.

Clinical Supervision This resource has been created to support all registered healthcare practitioners develop relevant knowledge and skills for participating in clinical supervision. In particular, it has a focus on the restorative component of supervision. 

Leadership and Development Zone  The purpose of the leadership and management zone learning site is to provide all health and social care staff across Scotland with an easy point of access to a range of development resources about leadership and management. You might currently be in a leadership role wanting to develop your capabilities, or you might be aspiring to develop as a leader, or you might wish to support others' learning. In this site you will find toolkits; events; topics; programmes; and links.

Quality Improvement Zone  The Quality Improvement Zone (QI Zone) is a learning and resource site from the NHS Education for Scotland Quality Improvement team which provides information and resources to support people with experience at all levels of quality improvement to develop their knowledge.     

Nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals (NMAHP) development framework


The Knowledge Network Guidance and training for health and social care students in Scotland to use the Knowledge Network digital library resources: journals, articles, eBooks and evidence summaries. Includes how to register; instructional demo videos on Library Search, BMJ Best Practice and DynaMed; practice examples; and knowledge check.