Medicines Recall: Co-codamol 30/500 Effervescent Tablets


The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency have issued a medicines recall for one batch of Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets as a precautionary measure due to an issue with the homogeneity of the batch.

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Digital Portal – Amend manager, provider or service details update


The ‘amend manager, provider or service details’ application has been unavailable in the digital portal for the last week. We are working to make the full application available as soon as possible.

This means you are currently unable to request any changes to the provider or service details.   


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Conversation Cafés


We are hosting a series of Conversation Café's where we will be bringing care professionals together, in smaller groups, to ask questions about LGBT+ inclusion and to share learning and good practice.

These sessions are similar to webinars but feature smaller groups, there is no presentation, there are not multiple speakers, they are not recorded, they are more interactive and they are very flexibe and unstructured.

Register for the sessions here.


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Quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare


We have just published our new quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare.   

The primary purpose of the framework is for early learning and childcare (ELC) services to evaluate their own performance.  It will also be used by our inspectors to provide independent assurance about the quality of children’s experiences and outcomes.  By setting out what we expect to see in high-quality care and learning, it can help support improvement too.


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New Partnership Agreement between SSSC and the Care Inspectorate


The SSSC and the Care Inspectorate have signed off a new strategic Partnership Agreement, which reflects our greater collaboration and joint working. 

The agreement sets out our common aims, values and vision for the future in these challenging yet promising times for the social care sector. 


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