MHRA: Urgent Safety Alert

The MHRA have issued urgent safety alerts for: 

A copy of the safety notices are attached for information.  Any care setting having these items in use should undertake the corrective action outlined in the safety notice to ensure resident and staff safety. 

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Joint Inspections of Adult Support and Protection, East Ayrshire

A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in East Ayrshire has found clear strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported.   

However, inspectors also identified areas which could further improve.  

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Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 21 July 2021

The Care Inspectorate has laid before the Scottish Parliament a report of inspections it has carried out in care services in the past two weeks.

This report covers inspections we have completed since those detailed in our previous report to Parliament on 7 July 2021.  

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Involve Summer 2021

We have recently published our latest Involve newsletter. This edition includes an introduction to our new involvement and equalities team manager, news from our inspection volunteers and updates from the various projects that our volunteers have been involved in.

You can download a copy of the newsletter from our website here.

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MHRA urgent safety alert

The MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) have issued an urgent safety alert for for the Accora Advanced chair which is used in care settings for adults. A copy of the safety notice can be found here.

Any care setting with these chairs in use should undertake the corrective action outlined in the safety notice to ensure the chair is safe for use.

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