Health & Social Care

Goodmovers 23/02/2018

Goodmovers - who has a new job?

23rd February 2018 by TFN

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We’re care experienced and know how to care

​Kevin Browne of Who Cares Scotland says it's time to put experienced people into the driving seat when it comes to care

21st February 2018 by TFN

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Suicide prevention plan moves forward

The views of more than a hundred people who have been directly affected by suicide have been compiled in a new report

20th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Twitter failing to protect disabled from abuse

Social media platform not doing enough to protect disabled users from hate-filled trolls

20th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Rise in substandard meals fed to elderly in care homes

Some councils spend as little as £1.10 on each meal

19th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Time to act on health inequality in Scotland

Scotland's health promotion agency is aiming to work with poverty groups to establish evidence of the causes of the nation's health problems

19th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Kindness and the crisis of confidence facing our services

Julia Unwin explains some of her concerns about the challenge of making our public services kinder

16th February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Thousands of children receive treatment for obesity

Health experts have expressed concern at figures which reveal 5,000 under-18s needed specialist weight treatment

16th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled campaigners fear plastic straw ban

MSP's bid to ban plastic straws could have grave consequences for disabled people

16th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Turning the world upside down to stop cancer

Gemma McTaggart and fellow Napier student Lottie Grant are the brains behind Lives Turned Upside Down

15th February 2018 by TFN

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World record beaten to mark Valentine’s Day

​Supporters join to smash record

14th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Parents should be involved in school dinners

Greater parental input could help tackle obesity

14th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Older Scots are not getting enough sex

Survey reveals age is no barrier to sex

14th February 2018 by Robert Armour

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Prue Leith launches charity cook school

Flavour and Haver will allow Cyrenians to extend its successful Food Education programme

13th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Video blog: Scotland is leading the world in sign language recognition

Frankie McLean's video blog on what Scots delegates learned at World Federation of the Deaf international conference in Budapest

12th February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why HIV and sexual health awareness training is so important

AIDS awareness is so important says Clive King of the Terrence Higgins Trust

12th February 2018 by TFN

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Baby death charity expands into Scotland

Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) is to develop its bereavement support services in Scotland

12th February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Less than £4000 a year to educate a kid with learning disabilities

A group of charities says the Scottish Government must invest more in additional support for pupils who are struggling in mainstream schools

12th February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Goodmovers 9/02/2018

Goodmovers 9/02/2018

9th February 2018 by TFN

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