Conversation cafés for virtual Pride week

Our LGBT charter champions group is running a series of conversation cafés from 25 July 2022 as part of our virtual Pride week ‘Pride in Care 2’.

We are bringing people together virtually in small groups to ask questions about LGBT+ inclusion so that we can share learning and good practice.

You can find more information, and how to join the webinars, here. 

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IRIC safety action notice

NHS Facilities Scotland Incident Reporting & Investigation Centre have issued an urgent safety action notice for the recall of Vernacare hygiene products associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.

A copy of the safety notice can be found here.

Any social care setting using or having any of these items in use, should undertake the corrective action outlined in the safety notice to ensure people experiencing care and staff safety.

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The joint inspection of adult support and protection in the Moray partnership

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

The key strengths included:

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Safe Staffing Programme – frequently asked questions

Following questions raised at various collaboration events, we have revised and updated our Safe Staffing Programme – frequently asked questions.  

You can download a copy of the revised FAQs and find out more information about the programme on The Hub here.

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Care Inspectorate appoints new Chief Executive

Jackie Irvine has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Care Inspectorate.

Jackie has been a Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) for over 10 years and comes to the Care Inspectorate from her current post as Service Director, Children and Families and Justice Services at the City of Edinburgh Council.

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