Flying Start NHS® is the national development programme for all newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in Scotland, to be undertaken in the first year of practice.
This guidance is for:
It will also be helpful to anybody who wants to find out more about Flying Start NHS.
It sets out the benefits of the programme and how:
Flying Start NHS is organised around a model called the Pillars of Practice. The model is used by nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to show how different jobs need a different mix of skills and knowledge.
The programme is made up of four units, each relate to one of the Pillars of Practice. The units can be accessed below and should be undertaken in accordance with The Definitive Guide to the Programme
As a qualified practitioner it is essential that you record your learning not only for Flying Start NHS but to satisfy your professional regulatory requirements.
Keeping a professional portfolio is the best way to do this. We do not recommend that you keep a separate portfolio for the programme, instead you should keep a professional portfolio and keep Flying Start NHS evidence as part of that portfolio. You can also use the templates provided, as detailed within The Definitive Guide to the Programme: