Scottish Care Nursing Event


Scottish Care will be hosting an online event on Thursday 24 June between 10:00 – 14:00 - The future vision for health and social care nursing.

The event will look at the future vision for health and social care nursing and will include a presentation by our Chief Nurse, Jane Douglas about how her new role will support clinical practice and improvement.   The programme also includes presentations from frontline staff, and representation from professional bodies.  It also includes a panel session that centres around education and leadership, in supporting our future leaders.

click here to find more information and to register for the event. 


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Care Inspectorate report on inspections, 12 May 2021


The Care Inspectorate has published a report of inspections carried out in care services in the past two weeks.

This report covers inspections we have completed since those detailed in our previous report of 28 April.


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Safe Staffing Project – May Update


Consultation and collaboration have been key pieces of work for the Safe Staffing Team.

We have engaged with a range of stakeholders over the last couple of months and have carried out a number of consultation events such as internal and external webinars, a focus group and a sector survey. The purpose of these consultations was to provide interactive opportunities to develop understanding of the Health and Care (Staffing) Scotland Act 2019, project aims and potential ways to measure success in terms of safe staffing, while gaining views and insight into safe and effective staffing from a variety of perspectives.

Participants included:


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Blog: Meet our Chief Nurse


As part of International Nurses Day today, we would like to introduce you to our Chief Nurse, Jane Douglas.


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The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 4 of 2020/21


The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 4 of 2020/21 has now been released. You can access this here. 

This presents data on the number of registered care services, new registrations and cancellations, complaints about care services and quality theme grades all by care service type and or service sector. This is updated on a quarterly basis.

All content is available under the Open Government License, unless otherwise stated. More information on this license is available here.


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