Health & Social Care

Charity hopes to create new community

Tiphereth, a Camphill community on the outskirts of Edinburgh, is hoping to create a new facility that will help those with disabilities feel valued

2nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No deal puts human rights at risk

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland has detailed the wide range of threats a no deal Brexit presents to human rights

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for groups challenging inequality

The Corra Foundation has teamed up with Comic Relief to offer grants to small and medium sized charities

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Kiltwalk all set for the capital

Characters from Edinburgh Dungeons are daring the people to Edinburgh to get their walking boots on

31st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hundreds of young carers gather for festival

More than 400 carers are expected to attend the event

31st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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New Scotland head for Changing Faces

The charity has appointed former Breast Cancer Care head of Scotland Angela Harris.

30th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Goodmovers 30th July 2019

Find out who's on the move in Scotland's third sector

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Veterans aim to defend their honour

The Mey Highland Games is the first in Scotland that has an adaptive element

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Caring Activism offers tailored support

Peter Limbrick examines how the approach can help support people in Scotland

29th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Hepatitis C campaign kicks off

New treatment is revolutionising life for Scots battling the condition, with those at risk urged to come forward

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Top charity fundraisers revealed

An annual list of the top 25 charity fundraising events in the UK has been published - with no great change in the total amount brought in

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 26 July 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

26th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New policy is world first for Scots care levers

The move will boost opportunities for care experienced young people

25th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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We need to talk about integration

​Ronnie Hill explains the practical application of social care integration

25th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Sports stars help raise £100k for charity

Celtic captain Scott Brown was amongst those who took part in Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity’s annual Sports Quiz

25th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Lottery investment hits the right note for music charity

Playlist for Life uses music to help improve the lives of people with dementia.

24th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots urged to help older neighbours during heatwave

Age Scotland has said that hot conditions could lead to issues for those with existing health problems

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Creative groups face public vote

The Epic Awards take place later this year, with several Scottish groups amongst those who have been recognised

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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