Announcements

SHIL funding available to support COVID-19 efforts News

28th April, 2020

A new fund is available from Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) to help health and social care professionals across Scotland to develop innovative solutions in response to the COVID-19 crisis.  £25k initial seed funding is available along with a support package. Students, volunteers, companies and others with innovative ideas that would benefit from collaboration with the NHS c...

NHS Tayside Community Innovation Fund - open for applications News

13th April, 2020

The NHS Tayside Community Innovation Fund continues to support community groups during the COVID-19 pandemic and is open for applications for projects that benefit the health and wellbeing of the community.  Projects which address specific challenges as a result of COVID-19 are welcomed.  Community groups can apply for funding of between £500 and £25,000 over a 3 year period....

NHS Tayside staff convert medical equipment into ventilators News

13th April, 2020

Staff in the NHS Tayside Medical Physics department have converted 26 anaesthetic machines into ventilators as part of the COVID-19 efforts.  The Medical Physics team have a crucial role in maintaining vital medical equipment used in Tayside hospitals.  The repurposed machines have now been approved and will be used in the new intensive care areas to treat patients with breathing difficu...

NHS Tayside virtual appointments success News

13th April, 2020

Over 1500 virtual and telephone healthcare appointments have been carried out across Tayside during the COVID-19 outbreak using the video link service 'Near Me'.  The technology has been designed specifically for the healthcare sector and allows clinicians to consult with their patients remotely.  Patients use their own digital device to enter an online waiting area for their booked appo...

Realistic Medicine Conference 29 May postponed News

26th March, 2020

The second 'Living Realistically' Realistic Medicine Conference in Tayside which was planned for Friday 29th May 2020 at the Dalhousie Building in Dundee has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus situation.  It is hoped that the conference can be re-scheduled for later in the year....

Patients In Research Studies News

12th March, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: If you are in a research study, please contact your research team for advice on appointments and study visits before your travel. The contact information for your research team can be found in your patient information sheet...

NHS Tayside STAR Awards 2020 open for nominations News

6th February, 2020

The NHS Tayside Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards 2020 are now open for nominations.  The awards are a great opportunity to celebrate NHS Tayside staff who provide excellent patient care or go the extra mile in their job.   There are various categories including Outstanding Individual, Outstanding Team, Innovation and Improvement, Global Citizenship and Un...

International Day of Medical Physics - 7th Novemeber 2019 News

7th November, 2019

Today is the International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP).  The International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP) started the annual event to help raise awareness of the profession.   A theme is chosen by the IOMP every year - this year's theme is "It's a Medical Physics world" - click here to view the official IOMP poster.   National professional bodies are enco...

New AHSP Innovation Development Manager post - open for applications News

11th September, 2019

NHS Tayside is recruiting for an AHSP Innovation Development Manager (IDM) to join the team.   The position is full time, 37.5 hours per week for a fixed term of 3 years.   The IDM is a new appointment and the role will have a primary focus on driving healthcare innovation collaborations and raising external project funding. The IDM must also demonstrate a s...

New AHSP brochure now available News

2nd July, 2019

Click on the image below to read the new AHSP 'Transforming lives through research and innovation' brochure.  ...