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Setting up a project to improve care of older people in Scotland

This article charts the progress of the two-year project called ‘Developing as a centre of excellence’. It evolved from a gerontology interest group at the University of Paisley (Kydd, 2002a) that was created to inspire clinicians to improve their practice, and to demonstrate the excellent work that was currently being undertaken. Part two will follow next week and reports on the evaluation of the project.

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