Health & Social Care

Humans of Scotland – sharing stories and raising awareness

Angela Millar on why we need to hear the voice of lived experience more

11th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The future of public health: bicycle or frog?

Claire Stevens: Scotland’s third sector has a growing role to play in public health

7th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charity fights for pensioners’ right to free TV licence

Warning that moves to charge over 75s would criminalise them for non-payment if they couldn't afford a TV licence

7th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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The scale of health inequalities in Scotland and what we can do about them

Andrew Pulford looks at how we can create a win-win situation when dealing with Scotland’s health inequalities

6th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Unique choir gets Paisley Abbey gig

Fabulous opportunity for jazz chorus

6th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scottish charity hits out at right-wing group

Social care organisation Turning Point has been forced to deny that it has links to a controversial conservative group

6th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Services failing Scots with Parkinson’s

Those fighting the condition face long waits for diagnosis and a lack of specialist care

6th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Older people tread the red carpet after creating animations

The Stay Mobile Stay Connected champions have used digital technology to create the stunning scenes

6th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social care integration “progressing well”

A report by the Scottish Government and Cosla has noted progress being made across the country in integrating services

5th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to fix Scotland’s broken food system

Scotland's food system is failing to meet the needs of its people and the environment

5th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Young Scots struggling to embrace consent online

Youngsters are not asking permission before posting, a study released to mark Safer Internet Day has revealed

5th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No rules broken when health board raided charity cash

An NHS board didn’t break any rules when it raided charity funds to pay for IT projects, Scotland's charity regulator has said

1st February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Wristband symbolises need to unite for world cancer day

World Cancer Day set to unite the world against the disease

31st January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Thankful mum returns donations after NHS cancer treatment U-turn

Roz Paterson said the news came like "magic" after being told the NHS would fund her treatment

30th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Peter Capaldi on bill for charity convention

The Doctor Who star is set to help raise funds at an event which generates funds for CHAS

30th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Vandals target charity vans

Food Train is fundraising to repair vehicles that provide a vital service for the elderly after they were targeted at the weekend

30th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities to mould government’s loneliness strategy

Key Scottish charities are to be involved in implementing the Scottish Government's first loneliness strategy

30th January 2019 by Susan Smith

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Deprivation fuels risk of heart attacks and strokes

Figures have shown the stark health inequalities across Scotland's communities

29th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New look and brand for health charity

A major health charity has unveiled its new strategy, branding and logo

29th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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