Health & Social Care

Disabled people need information on why they have been rejected for PIP

Disability charities have said that those who are rejected for benefits need more information on how a decision was made

16th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Airport wins autism-friendly gong

​Extra training and measures to help people with autism cope has been recognised

16th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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No-one to fear loneliness or isolation in Scotland

Politicians believe a new approach can tackle the problem

16th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Generation K could hold the key to solving social problems

Wendy Loretto reflects on how young people could make waves in tackling social problems through business

15th January 2018 by TFN Guest

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Mum urges Scots to join Race for Life

Lindsay Blake, who is fighting cancer for a second time, has firsthand experience of Cancer Research's work

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Beat January blues by Challenging Dementia

Alzheimer Scotland is looking for help to fund research and provide support for those living with dementia

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New director for leading Scots charity

Annie Macleod has taken up her new role as the director of Parkinson’s UK in Scotland

15th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Family tragedy sees footballer found mental health charity

Former Scotland striker Kris Boyd hopes to be able to get people talking about mental health, having lost his brother

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Adults drink to cope with problems

Three in five Britons who drink alcohol do so to cope with pressure, a charity has found

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Inspirational dad launches World Cancer Day

Supporters are being encouraged to wear unity bands to mark the event on 4 February

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Help for Heroes provided support for me and my husband

Kerry Watson, from Dunfermline, is backing a Help for Heroes campaign aimed at encouraging armed forces families to come forward for support

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Public urged to banish Blue Monday with Brew Monday

Today is meant to be the most depressing day of the year

15th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Call for Scottish Government to save care homes

Some 160 elderly residents face eviction

12th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Poll: should vaccination be made compulsory?

Poll: should vaccination be made compulsory?

12th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Pubs and clubs reject charity-backed dry disco

Licensed premises refuse to host alcohol-free event

12th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Goodmovers 12/01/2018 - who has a new job in the third sector?

Goodmovers 12/01/2018 - who has a new job in the third sector?

11th January 2018 by TFN

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Social enterprise gym is going from strength to strength

Projekt 42 aims to provide a fitness space for all, whilst promoting good physical and mental health

11th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homecare service on the brink of collapse

The vast majority of organisations fear that their home services could face extinction this year

11th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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