Case Studies and Examples of Good Practice

  • NHS Fife Case Study

    In 2008 the Scottish Government included a workforce based national performance target within the national NHS performance framework – Health, Efficiency, Access and Treatment (HEAT) targets. This target required all NHS Boards in Scotland to ensure that staff employed under Agenda for Change terms and conditions had a KSF based Personal Development Plan (PDP) by the end of March 2009.

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  • NHS Grampian Case Study

    During the process of implementing KSF throughout the organisation it became apparent that it would be difficult to introduce the electronic tool to this group of staff in the first instance. This was due to the lack of access to IT equipment for these staff groups and the low level of Basic IT skills. Agreement was reached in partnership to allow this group of staff to complete reviews on paper as the first phase of implementation.

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  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Case Study

    The focus up to and including March ’09 had been on ensuring all staff had a KSF based PDP in place. Although the training for Managers provided at that time included preparing, conducting and following up the Review meeting, there was inevitably a time gap between then and actually conducting a meeting. It became evident that some sort of short, simple step by step approach would be a helpful reference tool for Managers.

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  • NHS Shetland Case Study

    A continuing professional development (CPD) needs analysis was carried out by the Practice based Education Facilitator (PEF) for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) using eKSF. As part of this NHS Education for Scotland (NES) funded programme the AHP PEF was tasked with supporting AHPs in their locality to meet the Health Professions Council’s (HPC) standards for CPD.

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  • NHS Western Isles Case Study

    The Administrative Skills Map was developed by NES in partnership with a number of NHS Health Boards. The map describes the skills needed by all administrative staff, wherever they work, and shows how these skills develop as you progress from Band 2 to Band 5.

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