Call for care home change

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HEALTH Secretary Nicola Sturgeon is being urged to strengthen the inspection system for care homes in the wake of the crisis at the Elsie Inglis nursing home earlier this year.

Police are investigatiing the deaths of two residents at the privately-run home, which closed in May.

Edinburgh North & Leith MSP Malcolm Chisholm hopes Ms Sturgeon will use a ministerial statement in the Scottish Parliament to announce more frequent inspections.