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National Slimming Centres (Sheffield)

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Inspection carried out on 25 April 2017

During a routine inspection

We carried out an announced comprehensive inspection on 25 April 2017 to ask the service the following key questions; Are services safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led?

Our findings were:

Are services safe?

We found that this service was providing safe care in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Are services effective?

We found that this service was providing effective care in accordance with the relevant regulations

Are services caring?

We found that this service was providing caring services in accordance with the relevant regulations

Are services responsive?

We found that this service was providing responsive care in accordance with the relevant regulations

Are services well-led?

We found that this service was providing well-led care in accordance with the relevant regulations

Our key findings were:

There were areas where the provider could make improvements and should:

  • Review procedures for calibration of equipment including weighing scales.
  • Review risk assessments with regards to medical emergencies.
  • Review the procedure for recording and learning from near-misses.
  • Review training requirements and records for all staff.
  • Review the necessity for Chaperoning at the service and staff training requirements if necessary.
  • Only supply unlicensed medicines against valid special clinical needs of an individual patient where there is no suitable licensed medicine available