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Useful Information


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Continuing Professional Development

CPD Connect (including PBSGL Scotland) - for GPs in the first 5 years of qualification

Medical & Foundation Training

NES TURAS Dashboard/Login
FY1 and FY2 Study Leave Guidance (pdf)
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Homepage
Scotland Deanery
Scotland Deanery (NHS Education for Scotland) - Scottish Foundation School
NHS Foundation Programme Details
Modernising Medical Careers
Scottish Medical Training
Scottish Trainer Framework
Scottish Online Appraisal Resource

Medical Education in Dumfries & Galloway Booklet (pdf)
Foundation Years' Information Leaflet (pdf)
Education Centre Leaflet (pdf)
NHS Dumfries & Galloway Libraries Leaflet (pdf)

Team Assessment of Behaviour (TAB) - Guidance for Assessors (pdf)
Training Module for Clinical Supervisors Reports
Doctors in Difficulty in Training in NHSD&G - Advice for Clinical & Educational Supervisors (pdf)

Guidance for Visiting Students and Clinical Attachments (pdf)

Education Centre Library

The Knowledge Network (Formerly - NHS Scotland e-Library) - Access 5,000 electronic journals, 5,000 electronic books and 1000’s of other freely available evaluated health and social care websites. Databases include MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, ASSIA, Emerald, Social Work Abstracts, HMIC and many others.

Culture & The Arts

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Association - For local events and exhibitions
Big Burns Supper - The self-proclaimed 'world's biggest Burns night celebration'.
Theatre Royal, Dumfries - Scotland's oldest working theatre.
Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum - Extensive aircraft and aero engine collection. Loch Doon Spitfire, Airborne Forces and RAF Dumfries displays.
Buccleuch Arts Centre - Langholm
Royal Scottish Geographical Society - Dumfries - for the calendar of local events and talks
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Caerlaverock Reserve - Our local sanctuary famous for the barnacle geese with numbers around 25,000 per year on their annual migration.
Wigtown Book Festival

Sports & Leisure

DG One, Sports & Leisure Centre, Dumfries - DG1 Houses the main swimming pool in Dumfries as well as various sports halls and gym facilities. There is also a cafe and bar and in addition to the sporting events, DGOne has an imperessive programme of musical and theatre shows on offer throughout the year.
Queen of the South Arena - indoor 3g pitches suitable for 7-a-side football (hire by the hour) and a great coffee shop.
Dumfries Sports Club - Dumfries Sports Club is the home of Dumfries Cricket Club and there are also gym and squash facilities available.
Galloway Activity Centre - Based at Loch Ken in Dumfriesshire, the Gallloway Sailing Centre offers sailing, kayaing, windsurfing and powerboating activities as well as an outdoor climbing tower, archery, dirt buggies and outdoor laser quest.
7 Stanes Mountain Biking - Scotland's World Famous Mountain Biking Trails
Bouldover Indoor Climbing Centre - indoor climbing facility - bouldering wall with 114m² of matted floor area and 4.5m high walls. Our staff, activities and boulder problems (climbs) cater for all ages and abilities.
Dumfries Cricket Club
Saint Michael's Cricket Club
Golf Courses in Dumfries & Galloway

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