Health & Social Care

Named Person legislation is an assault on families that must be opposed

Those who think named person legislation is dead should think again says Lesley Scott

5th July 2017 by TFN

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Cyclist with epilepsy first Brit to complete indoor ultra marathon

Katie Ford has become the first British rider to complete a 12-hour indoor track ultra marathon.

3rd July 2017 by Gavin Stuart

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New £5m fund will transform the lives of young disabled Scots

Fund will help ease young disabled Scots transition to adulthood says James Fletcher

3rd July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Techno homes will transform disabled people’s lives

Housing group plans to roll out more innovative homes across the country

3rd July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Rail staff training key in preventing suicide

Intervention by rail employees shown to combat track suicides

3rd July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Alzheimer Scotland’s new social care offshoot opens

Caledonia Social Care launch on Employee Ownership Day is welcomed by cooperative movement

30th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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PATHs to happy and healthy school kids

Mairead Ewart on how Barnardo's is working with schools in Renfrewshire to help develop social and emotional skills in pupils

30th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Leading charities critical of government dementia strategy

National dementia strategy does not address critical concerns, charities warn

28th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Terminally ill to get benefits fast-tracked

​First minister says new Scots social security system will address current financial inequalities facing terminally ill

27th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scottish Charity Awards: People’s Choice

Who won People's Choice at this year's Scottish Charity Awards?

22nd June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Enable and GCU transforming specialist nurse training

Theresa Shearer on equipping the health and social care workforce of today with the skills that they will need for tomorrow

22nd June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Scottish Charity Awards: Drake Music is demonstrating digital excellence

Drake Music has won Demonstrating Digital at the Scottish Charity Awards 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: Look who’s a Terrific Trustee!

Jim Campbell from Bobath Scotland won the inaugural Terrific Trustee award at the Scottish Charity Awards?

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: What a Pioneering Project!

Who won Pioneering Project at this year's Scottish Charity Awards?

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: This year’s third sector Cracking Campaign

Who won Cracking Campaign at the Scottish Charity Awards?

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scottish Charity Awards: Laura Young is Charity Champion

Teapot Trust founder named Charity Champion at Scottish Charity Awards 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Exclusive: winners of the 2017 Scottish Charity Awards

Street Soccer Scotland, a unique project to combat social exclusion through football has been named as the charity of the year 2017

21st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Chief encounters: RNIB Scotland’s Campbell Chalmers

Find out what makes RNIB Scotland's Campbell Chalmers tick

21st June 2017 by TFN

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New Scotland-wide service for people with HIV

Project aims to tackle isolation

20th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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