Health & Social Care

Learning disabled parents 20 times more likely to have children in care

Huge disparity in number of learning disabled parents getting their children taken into care

19th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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News in brief: what’s going on across Scotland’s third sector 19 October 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

19th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Goodmovers 19 October 2018

Look who is on the move in the Scottish voluntary sector

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Experts question safety of baby boxes

An academic, backed by representatives of the Lullaby Trust, has said there is lack of information on the safety of allowing babies to sleep in boxes

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Arthritis forcing thousands of Scots to give up work

Versus Arthritis has said more needs to be done to help the 1.5 million people in Scotland who suffer with the condition

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Technology can revolutionise care provision across the country

Debbie Collins argues that investment in technology has far wider benefits than purely financial stability

17th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Cosmetic surgery ad ban a victory for mental health

Mental health campaigners complained ads were promoting perfect bodies

17th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Staggering increase in winter deaths says Age Scotland

A dramatic increase in people dying of flu and pneumonia last winter has alarmed charities

17th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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RNIB looks to the future as it marks 150th anniversary

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is celebrating 150 years of work today that has transformed the lives of blind and partially sighted people

16th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Being active is great and takes my mind off the pain

Michael Mellon speaks of the support he has received from Help for Heroes, as he prepares to be Scotland's only representative at the Invictus Games

16th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Funding News: 15 October 2018

Find out about funding successes, new funds opening and the latest developments in the funding and fundraising world

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Over a quarter of Scots say they would not attempt CPR to save a life

BHF Scotland urges more local authorities to teach life saving CPR in schools

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Living with Endometriosis

Katy Johnston shares her personal fight with the illness, and why it's time to make the invisible visible, as Standard Life partners with Endometriosis UK

12th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Goodmovers Friday, 12 October 2018

Goodmovers: who's on the move?

12th October 2018 by TFN

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Scotland’s most deprived live in food deserts

More than a million people in live in “food deserts” –where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets limit access to affordable nutrition

12th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 12 October 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

12th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Charity champions cancer technology

Walk the Walk has been working to ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment that could save their hair

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Does your charity support your mental health?

Poll: oes your charity look after your mental health?

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Wellbeing in the workplace campaign launched

Some of Scotland's biggest firms have joined with charities to reduce stigma around mental health at work

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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