Health & Social Care

Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shock as LGBT charity says it faces closure

Time for Inclusive Education says it could shut unless funding is found for its core work

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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What a difference 14 years makes

Maureen Mallon reflects on her return to the third sector as new chief executive of OSCR

3rd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Support for 12,500 Scots who have dementia and sight loss

Charities are working together to provide enhanced care for those who face living with dementia and sight loss

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Open-mindedness and the recovery journey

Dan Mushens examines whether those needing support are open-minded to change

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities join forces to help families of young cancer patients

Charities have announced a partnership which will help families of young cancer patients access support services

2nd April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Free personal care extended

Free care will be available to anyone who needs it, following a long campaign by former footballer Frank Kopel's widow

2nd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chair for one of Scotland’s largest charities

A leading social care charity has appointed a new chairman

1st April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Groundbreaking abuse law comes into force

Coercive and controlling behaviour will now be considered as an offence under the new legislation

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Autism awareness campaign launched

World Autism Awareness Week is underway, with organisations across Scotland working to increase support

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care charity embraces fresh food

The Mungo Foundation has received accreditation from the Soil Association for providing fresh and healthy food

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should car speeds be limited to 70mph?

Poll: should car speeds be limited to 70mph? Tell us what you think!

29th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 29 March 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland to light up for Parkinson’s

Landmarks across the country are set to glow blue for World Parkinson’s Day next month

28th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland in 2019: a country ravaged by poverty and inequality

Deprivation and desperation is deepening in Scotland

28th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Join Race for Life to mark Mother’s Day

Cancer Research is asking for families to take part in the annual event to help raise vital funds

28th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New support for sex workers

More than £1 million will be committed to helping keep those who use online services to find clients safe

28th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Cancer and obesity risk from supermarket special offers

People who take advantage of supermarket special offers are at risk of obesity and cancer, a charity has said

27th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Scotland can be a world leader in a food revolution

Scotland's third sector can lead the world in food revolution

26th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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