Press release: Little Owls Nursery, Bathgate

A nursery in Bathgate must make urgent improvements in the care experienced by children, inspectors have said.

The Care Inspectorate has served a formal Improvement Notice on Little Owls Nursery following an inspection which raised concerns.  


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Press Release: Meadowvale Care Home, Bathgate

A care home for older people in Bathgate must make urgent improvements in the care experienced by vulnerable residents, inspectors have said.

The Care Inspectorate has served a formal Improvement Notice on Meadowvale Care Home following an inspection which raised serious concerns.


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Conference: Helping all persons to flourish: Interdisciplinary and creative practices in care homes

12th September 2019: 0900hrs – 1630hrs

Suitable for stakeholders interested in care home policy, strategy, management/leadership, practice development/quality improvement, education and practice

Key Speakers and workshop facilitators will address:

  • The meaning of flourishing in care homes
  • Transgenerational engagement
  • Therapeutic effectiveness
  • Creative practices
  • Advances in technology

 For information and registration please click HERE or go to:

 www.qmu.ac.uk/helping-all-persons-to-flourish


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The effectiveness of strategic planning in the East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership

The planning of health and social care services across East Dunbartonshire is improving but challenges remain, inspectors have said.

A joint inspection which focussed on strategic planning of health and social care services and how effective this is in the partnership was carried out by a team of inspectors from Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the Care Inspectorate between November 2018 and February 2019.


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FMD Alert

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) 2011/62/EU introduced new requirements to enhance the security of the European supply chain. Where the MHRA has identified risks to the security of the supply chain, FMD Alerts are issued.

The MHRA are recalling certain batches of two medicines to a patient level - Neupro 4mg/24hr patches and Vimpat 100mg tablets.

For more information on this FMD alert see MHRA website at link below

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/medicines-and-healthcare-products-regulatory-agency


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