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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

Adult Social Care

22nd March 2017

Active living, healthy ageing

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Health researchers have in recent years highlighted the fact that inactivity is a major threat to public health. Being inactive...

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16th March 2017

What’s in a name? and why do CQC care?

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

Darlin’ When I gave birth to my first child, the midwife did not say my name. I was ‘darlin’, even when...

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15th March 2017

A preventive approach to homelessness

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The Government last year announced a program to reduce the problem of homelessness, recognising this as a major issue for...

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09th March 2017

Growing Pains

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

My daughter comes to me often. A pain in her side, around her knees. Every bone imaginable has some kind...

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09th March 2017

An extra £2 billion for Social Care – what does it mean?

Sheila Scott QCS Care Strategy Consultant

 You will have no doubt all seen the fantastic news in yesterday’s budget. I could not have imagined that the...

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08th March 2017

Working with personal outcomes

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

I have written before about the importance of personal outcomes in providing personal support and care.I think it is useful...

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02nd March 2017

The Sunday Times – “Cash boost to ease crisis in Social Care”

Sheila Scott QCS Care Strategy Consultant

Some of you may have read a report on Page 2 of last Sunday’s (26 February) Sunday Times headed “Cash...

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01st March 2017

I lost my heart once… have you?

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

As the financial squeeze on health and social care increases, have you lost heart? My Great Grandma’s eternity ring, my coat…...

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28th February 2017

Management and leadership

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Managing and leading are important in the operation of care services. They are often seen as being combined in one...

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22nd February 2017

Building partnership in Health and Social care services

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Scottish legislation came into force in April 2016 to require health and social care services to be provided on an...

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