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Archived: National Slimming Centre (Northampton)

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Inspection carried out on 27 August 2013

During a routine inspection

We spoke with two people who used the service, they both told us that their consultations with the doctor included dietary and exercise advice.

We found that people had given their consent to treatment. We saw that where medication was prescribed that people received written information to explain how the medicine worked.

We found that the service had made improvements in its monitoring of the quality of the service and in the provision of training of staff.

Inspection carried out on 19 February 2013

During a routine inspection

We spoke with two people who used the service. They told us they had used the clinic for a long period and had had regular breaks in treatment. They told us their health had been assessed by the doctor.

We found that people had consented to their treatment and had their assessments recorded. We found that not all the procedures relating to medication to be satisfactory.

We found that staff had not received adequate support and training.

Inspection carried out on 20 March 2012

During a routine inspection

We spoke with three people on the day of our visit who were happy with the service provided and said that staff were very helpful and supportive. People told us that when they came for their first appointment, they were given some information about the medication they were prescribed. However, we found that people were still unclear about the licensing of the medicines they were supplied with.

Reports under our old system of regulation (including those from before CQC was created)