A wildlife investigator has claimed that the numbers of reported crimes against protected birds in Scotland are merely the "tip of an iceberg".
Scottish Social Services Council
An Aberdeen care worker has been struck off after she placed a vulnerable resident at risk - and then lied in an effort to protect her job.
Another troubled multi-million IT project has exposed “very serious shortcomings” in government, a former cabinet minister has said.
North-east care home worker must ‘write reflective essay’ after preventing resident from going to toilet
A north-east care home worker has been ordered to write a "reflective" essay after refusing to help a resident go to the bathroom and shouting at a colleague.
More than half of care homes in Scotland are struggling to recruit staff, with Aberdeen struggling to fill many vacancies.
A social worker has been thrown out of the profession after he failed to protect a child who was "being allowed to visit a crack den with their father."
A nursery worker in Aberdeen has been struck off after she put a child at risk of “potentially fatal harm” by putting them to bed in a snow suit.
A nursery supervisor has been accused of shouting at children, snatching their belongings and forcing them to stay outside in the cold.
A care worker convicted of violence against his partner and drugs offences has been struck off.
A support worker has been struck off for shouting at, nipping and pushing adult care home patients across an 18-month period.
An employee, who worked at a Moray care home for nearly 20 years, has avoided being struck off after falling asleep on the job.
A north-east care worker has been accused of nipping and shouting at residents under her supervision.
Two former employees of a Moray care home could be struck off in disciplinary hearings.
A north care worker who failed to secure the bed rails of a 98-year-old resident who fell and later died has been allowed to continue in the profession.
A former manager of a Moray care home who described two residents as “an embarrassment” has been struck off.
Aberdeen social worker struck off after causing vulnerable service user to “relapse into alcoholism”
A social worker has been struck off after an investigation found her behaviour caused someone she was meant to be helping "relapse into alcoholism".
A Highland social worker has been struck off the professional register for sexually assaulting a woman during a visit to her home.
A hospice fundraiser has been allowed to continue working in social care - despite discussing pornography and sex acts with a vulnerable care home resident.
A former manager of a Moray care home faces being struck off after being accused of describing residents as "an embarrassment".
A support worker has been struck off after he picked an autistic child up and held him against a door.
A social worker, employed by Aberdeen City Council, has been struck off after he was found to have made racist comments to police officers.
A support worker could be struck off after he allegedly picked an autistic child up in the air and held him against a door.
A Skye teaching assistant is to face fraud charges in front of an industry watchdog.
A moray nursery worker has been struck off after assaulting a nine-month-old baby.
A former care home worker who slept on the job, put an elderly resident to bed fully clothed and swore at a colleague has been disciplined.
A north-east care worker accused of refusing to work with a patient who didn't speak good English will face a watchdog hearing later this month.
A Nairn social worker who caused a bed bound patient to scream as she moved her has been struck off.
A former Highland Council social worker who was struck off after falsely claiming for travel expenses is appealing against her sanction.
A care worker has been accused of engaging in sexual behaviour with a service user.
A former Highland Council social worker has been struck off after falsely claiming for hundreds of miles in travel expenses.
A care assistant accused of pushing a service user against a wall will face a watchdog hearing later this month.
An Aberdeen social worker has been accused of professional misconduct after allegedly keeping cash and vouchers earmarked for clients.