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For information on more local Health & Social Care organisations please see the A-Z of Midlothian Organisations and the Directories section.   This section includes a few of the main relevant national organisations.


Care Inspectorate

The Care Inspectorate is the independent scrutiny and improvement body for care and children's services.

Link to the Care Inspectorate website



Community Care Providers Scotland (CCPS)

Link to the CCPS website



Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Link to the Alliance Website


Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is a health body formed on 1st April 2011. It has been created by the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 and marks a change in the way the quality of healthcare across Scotland will be supported nationally.

Link to the Healthcare Improvement Scotland website


Joint Improvement Team (JIT) - "Shaping Care for Older People"

The Joint Improvement Team (JIT), Directorate for Health Workforce and Performance, was established in late 2004 to work directly with local health and social care partnerships across Scotland.   Website contains useful information and resources, including case studies.  JIT also publishes a very informative Bulletin.

Link to the JIT website


Meet Sid website

Explains the National Care Standards for Young People.

Link to the Meet Sid website



Midlothian Community Care Forum (MCCF)

Link to the MCCF webpage



Scotland's National Care Standards

Link to Scotland's National Care Standards



Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives

Their aim is to to help employers create a safer, healthier and more motivated workforce. They work with all kinds of businesses, completely free of charge, offering practical information and advice to help improve health and safety and the wellbeing of everyone at work.

Link to website



Scottish Government Health & Social Care

Link to the Scottish Government Health & Social Care section



Scottish Health Council

Link to website



Scottish Social Services Knowledge (SSKS)

Link to website



Voluntary Health Scotland

The national membership body for voluntary organisations working to improve health, tackle health inequalities or provide health care

Link to website