Bogus email alert

We have been made aware that an email is being circulated that purports to come from us. The subject of the email is FILE and it asks you to "see attached file for your review".


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Contact Centre

Due to a power cut we are unable to answer telephone calls to our contact centre. Any urgent queries should be directed to local social work departments.


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Joint inspection of services for older people in the Scottish Borders

Health and social care services in the Scottish Borders are delivering some positive outcomes for some older people in the area, but there are also some key weaknesses in the delivery of some important services.


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Drug Alert

Strathclyde Pharmaceuticals Ltd has received a report of a rogue blister strip of 15 mg tablets within two packs of Xarelto 20 mg film-coated tablets and has decided to recall this batch.
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Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland Shared Inspection Framework: Collaborative Working Group

Update for Providers/Partners

Background

The Scottish Government published Education Governance: Next Steps - Empowering Our Teachers, Parents and Communities to Deliver Excellence and Equity for Our Children on 14 June 2017. This outlined a range of reforms designed to help us achieve our shared national vision for children and young people: excellence and equity.


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