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13 Aug 2020

2019 Mental Health Officers’ Report published

A new report, published by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today, reveals that 94 staff left the mental health officer (MHO) workforce between December 2018 and 2019. The report also shows that although the number of local authorities reporting an MHO shortfall increased to 27, the number of full time MHOs needed to address the shortfall decreased to 49.

Workforce data

07 Aug 2020

Extension of influenza (flu) vaccination programme to include social care staff

The Scottish Social Services Council, the Care Inspectorate, Scottish Care and the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland have issued a joint statement in support of the Scottish Government's decision to extend health board free flu vaccine programmes to include certain social care staff. 

Social service workforce

03 Aug 2020

The new continuous professional learning requirement

This autumn we will replace post registration training and learning (PRTL) with a new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement.

SSSC registration Your learning

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