Health & Social Care

Fears over rising tranquiliser deaths in Scotland

Prescription drugs are being bought on the internet to fuel addictions

7th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity questions cost of baby boxes

The Lullaby Trust has said there is still little evidence to suggest that the boxes decrease infant mortality rates

3rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 August 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

3rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Free personal care challenges lie ahead

Age Scotland has said that Scotland arguably has the best social care system in the UK, but highlighted concerns about the future

2nd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia biggest cause of death for women

More research needed into causes of dementia and Alzheimer's

2nd August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Group aims to end hearing frustrations

The Hearing Access Protocol aims to ensure event hosts take into account the needs of people with hearing issues

2nd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New look for merged health charity

Two leading cancer charities have revealed their new brand after merging in January

1st August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise gym fights off homelessness threat

Projekt 42 has succeeded in securing temporary premises as it creates a new purpose built facility in Leith

31st July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity victory over Love Island plastic surgery ads

Campaign groups have welcomed a decision to review the showing of plastic surgery ads during the popular Love Island series

27th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Family outreach service launches in Borders

Jobs created and families supported by new service

27th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 27 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

27th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Landmark asbestos ruling hailed by campaigners

Judge finds in favour of family

26th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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£300m to improve accessible transport

New strategy includes league tables grading disabled access

26th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Social enterprise gym faces losing its home in ten days

Projekt 42 is urgently searching for temporary premises for its community gym in Leith

26th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland hosts World Down Syndrome Congress

More than 1200 people are travelling to Glasgow for the international event

25th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Huntington’s drug trial offers hope

​Results from trials are expected in 2019

25th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Future of three care homes secured

Bield has announced that three of its care homes have been transferred to a new provider - however the battle to save a further eight has ended

24th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lodge will provide ideal space for those with MND

A charity is set to invest £250,000 into specialist accommodation for those with a debilitating condition

24th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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