Health & Social Care

Autism charity launches fundraising drive

Scottish Autism is looking for supporters to become Holiday Heroes, as it faces up to losing half of its annual income

3rd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Video conferencing vital for those with hearing issues

Technology is is helping to ease the vulnerability deaf people have been experiencing during the pandemic, a charity has said

3rd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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All I’m asking… is for a little respect

Annie Gunner Logan demands respect for third sector partners as we begin to rebuild society

2nd July 2020 by TFN Guest

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Charity starts to reopen shops

Marie Curie needs to bring in £250,000 a week to pay for its hospice and care services in Scotland

2nd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Vulnerable people still unable to access food

The survey by Which?, found that almost half of those shielding in Scotland have been unable to access vital supplies

2nd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Brave Scot stars in urgent charity appeal advert

Heather Duff is urging people to support Cancer Research UK as the charity faces up to losses as a result of the coronavirus

1st July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Epidemic of loneliness in Scotland

Age Scotland has raised its concern after a new study showed older people are struggling to cope during lockdown

30th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New advocacy service launched

The Scottish Government has launched a new service to help disabled people access the benefits they are entitled to

30th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops to reopen

Sense Scotland is looking forward to its retail operations restarting, having lost out on £1m as a result of Covid-19

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks 25th anniversary

Food Train has been providing vital support to older people in Scotland, and has increased its work in light of Covid-19

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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More than 700 organisations share £3m

Charities across the country have used funding from the National Emergencies Trust to respond to the coronavirus pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity offers free face mask exempt badges

Euan's Guide has created the badges as many disabled people are unable to wear face coverings

26th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Caring, kind, connected: a local response to a global pandemic

Fiona Lees says Covid 19 may be a global pandemic but it’s impact and the response, is found in our local communities

26th June 2020 by TFN Guest

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Friday 26 June

How the third sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

26th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Thursday 25 June

How the third sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

25th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Wednesday 24 June

How the third sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

24th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Cancer Research UK faces annual cuts of £150m

The medical charity has seen fundraising plummet during the Covid-19 crisis.

24th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Partnership delivers special online weekend

A group of remarkable teenagers who cope with complex health conditions have taken part in a weekend of specially organised bake-offs and escape rooms

23rd June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Health charities face struggle to survive

A coalition of 30 organisations has called for a Third Sector Recovery and Renewal Fund to be created, to allow vital work to continue

23rd June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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