Health & Social Care

Free toiletries bring dignity to those in need

Free toiletries will be made available to those who need them most across the Lothian region

25th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Old people in Scotland at risk of malnutrition

The risk of malnutrition in old age will be highlighted by charities

25th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Survey: tell TFN about your experience as a charity trustee

Good charity governance is more important than ever before. TFN is exploring what it’s like to hold a trustee role and what challenges trustees face.

25th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Autistic children ‘unlawfully excluded’ from school

Three charities have teamed up to produce a study on the issues autistic pupils face in Scottish schools

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity develops groundbreaking heart test

The British Heart Foundation has funded research which has developed a new test which can detect heart issues

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Obesity to cause more cancer cases than smoking

A new study by Cancer Research UK has shown that obesity will become the biggest preventable cause of cancer among women

24th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Street teams to combat Glasgow’s HIV crisis

On-street support given to drug users as HIV cases increase

24th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Goodmovers 21/09/2018 - who has a new job?

Goodmovers 21/09/2018 - who has a new job?

21st September 2018 by TFN

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Scots have positive attitudes and improved knowledge of dementia

National survey reveals that attitudes to people living with dementia are largely positive, with most people not seeing it as a stigmatising condition

21st September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 20 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

20th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Hospice pays tribute to designer

Clare Macallister helped design the new £21 million Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Future of closure-threatened charity secured

HIV Scotland has received a new funding commitment after an initial knock-back by the Scottish Government

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Don’t confuse your path with your destination - a mother’s story for Suicide Prevention Week

Fiona Drouet on dealing with the aftermath of suicide following the death of her daughter

18th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Emoji jukebox aims to address mental health stigma

See Me is aiming to help young people talk about how they are feeling through the new initiative

18th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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My life was developing like a Polaroid picture until I received support

Charity worker Andy Weir talks of his experiences of the care system - good and bad

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Need for increased support for those with long term conditions

Charity research has found that Scots are struggling to find the support services they need

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity apologises amid abuse claims

A home operated by the Sailors' Society is the subject of a BBC Disclosure documentary which aired this week

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survivor in stroke treatment plea

A man whose life was saved by thrombectomy has launched a petition calling for the treatment to return in Scotland

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Care home closure: “warning bell” sounded

Urgent action must be taken to protect vulnerable residents following the closure of a Scottish care home company

14th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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