Health

Action to avoid burns and scalds

Control-measures training essential to combat complacency and lack of risk appreciation Most people would normally check the temperature of a hot bath before entering the water – but there are…

Guidelines on controlled-drugs processes

Since April 2015, it has been mandatory to use the Care Inspectorate’s e-notification system to report incidents and concerns involving the safe use and management of controlled drugs. As common…

Take control – A useful guide to preventing and controlling infections

PREVENTING INFECTION Infection prevention controls, such as Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs), are the most important defence in preventing infection and onward transmission. Here are some useful resources to help…