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A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland

Date: 02/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government has published A National Clinical Strategy, which outlines plans to deliver a range of improvements and reform to modernise the way care is provided. The 10 to 15 year plan takes into account Scotland's ageing population, the shift to more multidisciplinary working and rapid advances in research and technology.
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Learning About Play: Investigating play through relevant qualifications in Scotland

Date: 02/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report looks at the play and child development content of qualifications for all early learning and childcare and teachers in Scotland. The report makes a series of recommendations which include the suggestion that child development should be a compulsory core unit, not only an optional unit, in all relevant qualifications.
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Scotland's National Action Plan to eradicate and prevent FGM

Date: 02/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A national action plan to help healthcare workers, teachers and other professionals become better equipped to spot the signs of girls and women at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been launched by the Scottish Government. The plan aims to do this through prevention, protection, and by providing services and support.
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Ready to Act - A transformational plan for Children and young people, their parents, carers and families who require support from AHPs

Date: 01/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government has published a transformational plan for children and young people, their parents, carers and families who require support from allied health professionals (AHPs), ‘Ready to Act’, which is designed to maximise children and young people's wellbeing and build on best practice which already exists and ensure all children and young people in Scotland have equal access and opportunities to engage with AHP expertise.
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Commission for Childcare Reform’s ‘Meeting Scotland’s Childcare Challenge’ Report – Scottish Government Response

Date: 12/2015 Category: Policy and Legislation

A response to the Commission for Childcare Reform's final report has been published by the Scottish Government. The response identifies the key themes and recommendations for improving early learning and childcare covered in the report - vision, affordability, availability and funding mechanisms.
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Helping me make choices about how best to take part in my Children's Hearing

Date: 12/2015 Category: Policy and Legislation

A new guidance note for adults working with and caring for children and young people who are involved in the Children’s Hearings System has been published by the Children's Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP). The document ‘Helping Me Make Choices’ has been published by the CHIP based on feedback about the Children’s Hearings System from children and young people. The CHIP has prepared the guidance note for adults working with and caring for children and young people who are involved in the Children’s Hearings System.
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Scottish Government Response to an Independent Review of the Scottish Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) and Out of School Care (OSC) Workforce

Date: 12/2015 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government has published its response to Professor Iram Siraj’s Independent Review of the Scottish Early Learning and Childcare and Out of School Care Workforce. A strategic group looking at issues around quality and workforce is to be established, as recommended by the review, and the Scottish Government will work with the group to look at the existing suite of qualifications to establish if there is a need for any change to both the content of those and the range of qualifications and routes into the sector which are available.
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Clinical and care governance across integrated services: what needs to be in place at a strategic level?

Date: 12/2015 Category: Policy and Legislation

This document is primarily designed for nurses who are professional members of integration joint boards (IJBs), to highlight things to look for and questions to raise to ensure there are robust clinical and care governance arrangements in place across health and social care integration.
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