Health & Social Care

Poll: ban snacking on public transport?

Should snacking be banned on public transport?

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in Brexit flu vaccine warning

Age Scotland has urged older people to access the vaccine before the end of the month

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Transition support bill launched

A new bill has been unveiled which aims to ensure every disabled child with an impairment or long-term condition has a right to a transition plan

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Unhappiness rife among girls

The Girls in Scotland survey has revealed an alarming amount of girls struggle to feel happy

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Quarter of Scots uncomfortable talking about mental health

See Me is urging employers to improve workplace culture ahead of World Mental Health Day.

9th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Funding to help those battling long-term conditions

More than £1m will be made available to help those battling chronic conditions

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Whisky auction raises £370,000 for cancer charity

Beatson Cancer Charity were “overwhelmed” by the amount raised.

8th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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TV presenter becomes charity ambassador

Laura Boyd has taken on a new role with Cancer Support Scotland, having benefited from the organisation's services in the past

8th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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MSPs urged to make buses more accessible

RNIB Scotland calls for public transport to be easier for disabled people.

8th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Hospice funding “on a knife-edge”

80% of charity hospices are facing a financial deficit this year, with calls for an immediate increase in funding

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: 4 October 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Event to discuss Brexit health and social care impact

Organisations are being invited to hear more about a bid to thoroughly examine how leaving the European Union will affect health and social care

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Name change for well-known charity

Contact the Elderly, which is known for hosting tea community tea parties for older people, will be known by a new name

3rd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stroke survivors live in fear and isolation

Survey reveals stroke survivors' fears for the future

2nd October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Failings in the system fuel food poverty

A Menu for Change has produced a report which contains heart-breaking stories of poverty

2nd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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How to influence legislation in the Scottish Parliament

Robert McGeachy and Mark Ballard give a preview of their book, The Public Affairs Guide to Scotland: Influencing Policy and Legislation

1st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Young adults ‘benefit from time with elderly’

Age Scotland survey released on International Day of the Older Persons.

1st October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Older Scots to make voices heard

The Scottish Older People’s Assembly will take place this weekend

30th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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