Care Inspectorate appoints Annette Bruton as new Chief Executive

Scotland’s care regulator, the Care Inspectorate, today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Annette Bruton.

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2011)

European Antibiotic Awareness Day aims to raise awareness among healthcare staff and the public about how to use antibiotics wisely.

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West Lothian Council Scrutiny Report

We have now published our scrutiny report on West Lothian Council's delivery of social work services.

Click here to read the report.

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Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Alert

Atropine Injection found in box labelled as ‘Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Injection BP 1:1000 For Anaphylaxis'.

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Recall of Colgate Periogard 0.2% Oromucosal Solution

Colgate-Palmolive (UK) Ltd is recalling batches of Periogard.

As this product is a GSL medicine (meaning it can be sold or supplied out with a pharmacy), Colgate-Palmolive (UK) Ltd, in consultation with the MHRA (Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), has expanded the scope of this recall to include patient level notification. This notification will be supported by press notifications by the marketing authorisation holder and the MHRA.

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