Health & Social Care

UK’s first cycle outreach team tends to the homeless

Rough sleepers who have chosen to avoid Glasgow city centre are to be supported by a charity whose volunteers will be able to reach them by bicycle

20th September 2017 by Graham Martin

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Carer calls for free travel after being forced to foodbank

Petition launched to help carers support loved ones

19th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Taxi drivers need more awareness of dementia

Those with dementia have called for more sensitivity towards the needs of passengers

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Runners urged to get tough to help cancer fight

A race through the Pentland Hills will be hosted by Cancer Research UK

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Chief Encounters: Mark O’Donnell on the highs and lows of his career so far

Mark O'Donnell is excited about his new job at Royal Blind but don't replace his phone with a dashchund

19th September 2017 by TFN

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Charity scoops five awards in one very successful year

Contact the Elderly has also been shortlisted for five more awards over the last year

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Technology is changing the lives of children

A survey by Barnardo's has shown that less teenagers are sleeping well and heading outdoors

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Amount of people who will suffer strokes on the rise

The Stroke Association has called for action to prevent a crisis

19th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Real Lives: I’m running my way clear of cancer

Chris Marks on being inspired by Smith's guitarist Johnny Marr to take up running in his 40s

18th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charity advert reveals horrors of UK child abuse

Action for Children hopes its new advert will help it raise funds to rescue more children from horrific abuse and neglect

18th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Brian Cox fronts charity eye screening campaign

Diabetes Scotland and RNIB Scotland have joined forces to promote vital eye screening for people with diabetes

18th September 2017 by Graham Martin

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Pensioners get help to combat scammers

Charity says more needs to be done despite new government funding

18th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2017

Read the TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2017 in electronic reader format – it's packed full of useful information

15th September 2017 by TFN

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I’m fighting fit and will Stand Up To Cancer

Shiela Laramore, 33, has battled back from Hodgkin Lymphoma, and is backing Stand Up To Cancer

14th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Girlguides aim to end period poverty

Girlguiding Scotland members have joined the campaign to end period poverty in Scotland

14th September 2017 by Graham Martin

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Neurological patients living in homes for the elderly

Sue Ryder Care said that more needs to be done to help those with complex conditions

14th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Call for abuse of elderly to be treated as a hate crime

Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has produced a survey which shows the extent of crimes against OAPs

14th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled children’s charity faces axe

Support charity needs £40,000 before the end of the month

13th September 2017 by Robert Armour

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Stop the excuses: give sleepover staff equal pay

​Gail McLean is angry with Enable Scotland for not paying sleepover care staff the Living Wage

13th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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