Health & Social Care

Active lives project for care homes wins award

Benefits of the Care About Walking scheme recognised by sportscotland.

25th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Help at hand for veterans with sensory impairment

Poppyscotland is holding an open day at its welfare centre in Inverness.

25th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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New recruiment drive for care sector

Scheme will attract new blood into the sector

25th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity praises attitudes towards disabled people

Perceptions towards disabled people have come a long way charity says

22nd November 2019 by Robert Armour

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Highland charity marks raising £5.3m for good causes

Highland Cross has been fundraising for 37 years.

20th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Action needed to curb drink-related illness

NHS figures reveal problem drinking has merely stagnated, not improved

20th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Housing associations ‘an untapped resource” in care delivery

Report suggests associations could play key part in supporting residents.

20th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities team up for child mental health programme

Pilot scheme aims to improve the wellbeing of schoolchildren in Edinburgh.

19th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Storytelling can benefit children

The power of storytelling is being highlighted to mark the start of Adoption Week Scotland 2019

18th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public toilet closures leading to social isolation

Elderly people are disproportionately affected by the cuts, Age Scotland says.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Young cancer survivors star in festive campaign

The CLIC Sargent appeal shows the harsh reality faced by children with cancer over the festive period.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Cuts putting the vulnerable at risk

New research produced by UNISON shows the pressure social work services across Scotland are under

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Over half of Scots win disability assessment appeals

Campaigners say the stats prove the process is unfit for purpose

14th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Bizarre row erupts over scarf given to Jeremy Corbyn by Scottish charity

The Labour leader was sporting the Care Family Tartan when a local minister said he thought he would wear an "Islamic jihad scarf"

14th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign marks 40 years of Scottish cancer charity

Worldwide Cancer Research has funded almost 2,000 projects since it was founded in 1979.

14th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s mental health service opens at A&E

The new service will assist children at point of crisis

13th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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