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Induction standards

What are they? Who do they apply to? How do they support patient safety and public protection?

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Doing Induction Well

Integrating the Induction Standards into local 'on the job' induction will help new HCSWs be safe in their new role.

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Role of Reviewers

Reviewers are key to the success of the Induction Standards. We have supporting guidance, tips and checklists.

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HCSW Code of Conduct

Introduced by the Scottish Government in recognition of the important role HCSWs play in patient care and treatment.

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