Memorandum of Understanding with OSCR

The Care Inspectorate has signed a new MoU with the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).

A copy of the MoU can be found here

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Preparing for Norovirus season

The winter vomiting bug - Norovirus - season will soon be upon us. NHS have updated their guidance on how to prepare and manage infection control and prevention for Norovirus.

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Domperidone (Motilium) can no longer be bought without a prescription

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have announced that from 04 September 2014 people taking domperidone to treat nausea and vomiting will only be able to get this medicine on prescription from their doctor.

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From 13 December 2014 most care services need to give information about food allergens

There are big changes in the information that a care service, registered as a food business, will have to give their service users about allergens.

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Game for children in care wins Serious Play Award

A computer game to help children in care understand their rights has received international acclaim from the International Serious Play Awards.

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