Update from GOV.UK - T34 ambulatory syringe pumps

All models of T34 ambulatory syringe pumps – updated cleaning advice and maintenance requirements due to the risk of fluid ingress (MDA/2019/030). 

Manufactured by CME (a BD company) – function may be affected by fluid getting into the pump and building up over time because of specific cleaning and disinfection practices.


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Website unavailable

The Care Inspectorate website (www.careinspectorate.com) and care service list will be unavailable on Tuesday 17 September from 17:00 until 18:00 to allow for maintenance and security improvement work to be undertaken. Normal service will resume by 18:00. We apologise for any inconvenience this work will cause.


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A new guide to self-evaluation for care services

We have published a new guide for care services undertaking self-evaluation. Self-evaluation is central to continuous improvement. It enables care settings to reflect on what they are doing so they can get to know what they do well and identify what they need to do better.


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Early learning and childcare statistics 2018

The Care Inspectorate has today published Early Learning and Childcare Statistics 2018, showing the availability and quality of early learning and childcare for children and families across Scotland.


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Updated quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection

In July 2018, we launched our quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection.  Designed to lead to improvement in services, the framework is for community planning partnerships to support self-evaluation of services for children and young people in need of care and protection.  We have now reviewed and updated the framework, and in particular made some minor changes to the six point scale definitions so that they align fully with the Care Inspectorate quality framework. You can download the updated quality framework here


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