Health & Social Care

Hungry for change – the third sector’s response to food poverty

Kiren Zubairi says the third sector is full of ideas on how to tackle our dysfunctional approach to food

6th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Parks and green spaces in decline across Scotland

Half of people living in more deprived areas of Scotland say their local parks and green spaces are more run down than five years ago

6th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Glasgow scientists brain tumour breakthrough

Drug appears effective in treating brain tumours conference will be told

6th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Disabled people fear telling employers about their impairment

They say the world of work is not a level playing field

6th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Mad, bad and invisible? Play spotlights health and social care integration

Play spotlights health and social care integration

3rd November 2017 by Graham Martin

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New ambulances will help save lives

St Andrew's First Aid has been gifted the vehicles by the Morrisons Foundation

2nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Pneumonia kills almost a million children a year

Save the Children has called for action to stop the needless deaths of youngsters

2nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Urgent action needed to stem increase in eating disorders

​Clinical solutions could stem rise in Scots seeking help for eating disorders

2nd November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Cure for Huntington’s disease within reach

Researchers claim they are on the cusp of a cure

1st November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Parents plan to picket Coca-Cola lorry as it visits Scots shopping centres

Holidays aren't coming as parents plan to highlight the damage sugar does to children as the iconic brand visits Scotland

1st November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Poverty condemns poor to cancer deaths

People from the poorest areas of Scotland are more likely to die from cancer

31st October 2017 by Graham Martin

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I wake hearing gunfire but volunteering in danger zones is my life

​Philip Tierney tells TFN while the harrowing images of war never leave him, he has an urge to volunteer in the world's most dangerous places

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Union pushes for new standards in residential care

​Charter will be presented to MSPs

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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New service for childhood trauma survivors

​Skilled team in place to support new service

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Betting firms should be forced to support addicts

Charity hits out at companies not paying promised levy

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Social care charity retains volunteer award

Quarriers has secured Investing in Volunteers award status for the next three years

30th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity launches bold new sexual health campaign

Sexwise will give people information in an open and honest way

30th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Health group welcomes obesity crackdown

Nourish Scotland has said more needs to be done to ensure people can access healthy foods

30th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Tens of thousands could lose benefits as part of welfare cuts

The transfer to PIP could lead to 30,000 disabled people losing entitlement

30th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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