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Our purpose and vision


To be a collaborative, innovative and inclusive learning organisation that provides high quality education, training, workforce development, workforce data and technology for Scotland’s health and social care workforce.


Supporting better quality care and outcomes for every person in Scotland through a knowledgeable and skilled health and social care workforce.

Give us your views:

How do we make sure that health and social care staff have the skills they need for the future? Give us your views on our draft strategy: NES draft strategy survey for external stakeholders