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Complaints to NHS Scotland have risen 10% in a year and are equivalent to around 64 per day, new figures have shown. Official statistics revealed 23,507 grievances were registered between April 1 2016 and the end of March 2017, up from 21,454 the previous year. Complaints are now at their…
Health and social care services in the Scottish Borders are delivering some positive outcomes for some older people in the area, but there are also some key weaknesses in the delivery of some important services. That is the view of inspectors following a joint inspection of services for older people…
The winners of Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017 have been announced at a ceremony held on World Alzheimer’s Day, last week, at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel. The Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS Health Scotland and the SSSC, sets out to recognise the incredible difference that…
More than 400,000 people have been placed on a police "vulnerable persons" database, an investigation has found. Officers add people they encounter at incidents to the Interim Vulnerable Persons Database (iVPD) if they are concerned for their future wellbeing. The database also records incidents where there has been an immediate…
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