Privacy and data protection

About NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is a public sector body as set out in 2002 No. 103 National Health Service – the NHS Education for Scotland Order 2002.  It is an education and training body, and a national Health Board within NHSScotland.

NES  is responsible for developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland. 

Find out how NES manages and processes personal identifiable information by reading the NHS Education for Scotland Privacy notice

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