Health & Social Care

Special getaways for families fighting cancer

The Prince’s Foundation and children’s charity Calum’s Cabin have joined forces to offer families luxury breaks

10th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbanks hand out 1,000 parcels a day

A staggering 600,000 food parcels were distributed over 18 months by charities across the country

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity for bereaved parents unveils new name

The former Sands Lothian charity is now known as Held In Our Hearts.

9th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity unveils wishes for 2020

RNIB Scotland announces its hopes for the next 12 months.

8th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity names new chief executive

Hearts and Minds has revealed that Rebecca Simpson has been appointed as its CEO

8th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Cancer Research UK launches Race for Life 2020

Events are being held across the country in spring.

7th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Care services annual return reminder

Every year, the Care Inspectorate asks services to complete an annual return

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Atlantic rowers issue fitness challenge

Three Scottish rowers have issued a challenge as they make their way across the Atlantic

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health fears as Scots won’t open up

Stigma still stalks those suffering mental health problems

3rd January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Inspirational family in bumper fundraising year

Marie and Keith Briggs created Joe's Toes in memory of their son, who was sadly stillborn as a result of twin to twin transfusion syndrome

24th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Reviewing mental health law

John Scott QC gives an update on a review of mental health law in Scotland

24th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care leavers have 50/50 chance of homelessness

Barnardo's Scotland has teamed up with other organisations to provide purpose built houses for young people leaving care

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mental health problems arising from sight loss are “sidelined”

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded have joined forces with the Mental Health Foundation Scotland to publish new research

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity highlights “shocking” attainment gap

RNIB has called for an increase in educational support for children with sight loss

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Vital lung support move welcomed

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has welcomed a pledge to increase support for those living with lung conditions

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise cafe’s 20th birthday

Rosie's in Aberdeen, which is operated by Turning Point Scotland, held a special celebration earlier this month

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New neurological strategy welcomed

The Scottish Government's first ever Framework for Action to improve care and support for people with neurological conditions like Parkinson’s

19th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Woman who woke up blind raises £35,500 for Talking Books

Elizabeth O'Hara undertook all four Kiltwalk this year to raise funds.

18th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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