Care Inspectorate and Scottish Fire and Rescue Services sign off interim MOU

The Care Inspectorate and each of Scotland's 8 Fire and Rescue Services have signed a new interim Memorandum of Understanding ensuring that information is shared and that the bodies work effectively together.


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Care Inspectorate and Scottish Fire and Rescue Services sign off interim MOU

The Care Inspectorate and each of Scotland's 8 Fire and Rescue Services have signed a new interim Memorandum of Understanding ensuring that information is shared and that the bodies work effectively together.

Further work is to take place on future working requirements.


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Guidance on Pressure Ulcer Classification/Skin Excoriation

This guidance has been updated in line with current best practice from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (previously NHS QIS).

The pressure ulcer classification and skin excoriation tool are two visual aids to assist with accurately identifying skin excoriation and grading pressure damage.  These tools are for use in all care settings for this purpose.

Pressure Ulcer Classification

Skin Excoriation Tool


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Guidance on Pressure Ulcer Classification/Skin Excoriation

This guidance has been updated in line with current best practice from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (previously NHS QIS).


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Edinburgh City Council Scrutiny Report

We have now uploaded the local authority scrutiny report for Edinburgh City Council. Click here to read the report.


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