Health & Social Care

Are cuts crippling our communities?

Iris Quar argues that cuts to community services get pushed through at our peril

27th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Mum who lost son takes on charity bungee jump

Donna Nelson is set to take on the daring challenge for a children's hospital, despite being terrified of heights

27th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scope rebrand so it can focus on equality for disabled people

Disability charity Scope has rebranded in a bid to be clearer about its mission

27th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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HIV misconceptions show need for sex education

New research by HIV Scotland has shown the lack of knowledge Scottish school pupils have around the condition

27th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hey Girls “delighted” to be major provider in Scottish sanitary product scheme

Hey Girls has been chosen to deliver the Scottish Government’s initiative to provide free sanitary products to school pupils and students

24th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Lingo Flamingo: Learning a Language to Prevent Dementia

Lingo Flamingo: Learning a Language to Prevent Dementia

24th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 24 August 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

24th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled people snubbed in no-deal Brexit advice

Inclusion Scotland has said government advice in the event of no agreement being reached with the European Union has not heard views of the disabled

23rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia art project unveiled

Cloudgate was created by a renowned artist who worked alongside those with dementia

23rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Starbucks pressed over straws plan

A Scottish campaign group is leading a bid to get the coffee giant to develop a new straw that will satisfy the disabled

23rd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fringe partnership hits funding milestone

Waverley Care and the Pleasance have been working together for more than 25 years

22nd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Open day improves links with local community

Dan Mushens examines the importance of charities working closely with the wider community

22nd August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Our tea parties mean the world to people

Morna O'May on the work of Contact The Elderly

21st August 2018 by TFN Guest

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International volunteer numbers fall in face of Brexit

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and Volunteer Scotland have called for an urgent meeting with the Home Secretary

21st August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots failing to save for care homes

A study of 2,000 Scots aged 55 and over has found most people have no plans to save for future care costs

20th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector, 17 August 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

17th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Premium Changing the social care narrative

Annie Gunner Logan flies the flag for the social care sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Blind man highlights hidden hazards of Scottish streets

Charity RNIB has been campaigning against shared space developments in Scotland

15th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Baby boxes benefit families across Scotland

More than 50,000 of the packs were distributed to new parents in the first year of the scheme

15th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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