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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.

Scottish Care

30th August 2018

Self- evaluation = Improvement

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

With the new framework for inspection (for care homes for older people) in use, we will soon be able to...

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16th July 2018

Care Inspectorate announces The Quality Framework

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

  The draft framework was released earlier this year, after a consultation and further trials involving 50 care homes, the final...

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14th May 2018

The Scottish Mock Inspection Toolkits have been released!

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

QCS have released the Mock Inspection Toolkits and the corresponding policy for care homes for older people in Scotland. I...

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06th April 2018

Update on Scottish Changes

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

At QCS, we have been very busy developing new processes to enhance your Quality Assurance System and keep you abreast...

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13th March 2018

Duty of Candour is Coming to Scotland    

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

     I was discussing the onset of Duty of Candour in Scotland with a colleague who works in operations within health...

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22nd February 2018

Introducing Senga Currie – Head of Care Development (Scotland)

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

Hello to all Scottish clients, I have recently joined Quality Compliance Systems and I am excited about working with you all,...

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04th December 2017

Integrating Health and Social Care in Scotland – Monitoring Outcomes

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

  There is concern about a lack of identifiable progress on integrating health and social care services in Scotland. This was...

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30th November 2017

Pressures On The Care Home Sector

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

  At a recent conference of Scottish Care and care service providers, serious concerns were expressed about the future of care...

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22nd November 2017

Medicines in Care – A Strategy for Excellence

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

  The NHS in Scotland has published a strategy document on how pharmaceutical services will be improved across the country in...

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17th November 2017

Medicine and Wellbeing

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

    Medication is a valuable tool in social and health care. Used properly, it can solve or minimise acute or longer-term...

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