A national approach to Social Care staffing shortages


The Care Inspectorate has set up a new reporting system in support of the work of the Scottish... Read More

Guidance on health and community care settings


Health Protection Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland have updated guidance for health and social care settings in... Read More

New guidance on PPE


This latest guidance ( Guidance: Covid 19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Updated 2 April 2020 ) has been... Read More

Keyworkers include social care workers (30/03/20)


The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Jeanne Freeman MSP, spelt out, in her letter of 30th March,... Read More

Accessing PPE through local hubs


From 30th March 2020 Personal Protective Equipment will be distributed to social care services via local hubs being... Read More

Online health appointments – Near Me guidance


Guidance and other resources have been launched by TEC and Digital Health and Care in Scotland to help... Read More
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Local authorities urged to consider the extra financial pressures on providers


Cosla (Convention of Local Authorities) has issued guidance to its members about the commissioning of social care services... Read More

Access to Personal Protective Equipment


A Helpline has been set up All services who are registered with the Care Inspectorate and are providing... Read More

Scottish Government makes £350 available to communities affected by COVID 19


On Wednesday, 18th March, Communities Secretary, Aileen Campbell announced that an additional £350 million fund would be made... Read More

Covid 19 and homelessness


Over the past week the Scottish Government Homelessness Team has been working with teams across Government: considering business... Read More