Health & Social Care

Unveiled: the house that will transform the lives of disabled people

An innovative home is set to be the model of how Scotland will transform the lives of people with disabilities

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

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No more Christmas chocolate begs children’s charity

Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity has already received enough chocolate for all the kids who will spend Christmas in hospital

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Dementia Centre gets a 10 from Strictly judge

The Eric Liddell Centre featured in a documentary hosted by Darcey Bussell about the benefits of dance for mental health and wellbeing

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Disabled teens offered grants to #TrySomethingNew

Young people with physical or mental disabilities can get upto £7,500 from the Independent Living Fund Scotland's Transition Fund

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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£8.5m to support rape victims

The Scottish Government has provide money to health boards to improve support for those who have been sexually assaulted

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Staff fuel charity’s creativity

CHAS has been working with its staff to embrace innovative ideas to improve the services it provides

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots couple makes surgery safe for Ecuadorian kids

Nicola and Gareth Wood's charity KidsOR is to fund new kids surgery facilities that will treat 5,000 children in two hospitals in Ecuador

30th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 30 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Carers cut back on food and heating just to survive

Long term carers are having to cut back on food and heating just to get by

30th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Premium World Aids Day: Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV

Nathan Sparling says with misunderstanding and misinformation still rife, Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV yet

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Glasgow joins HIV global movement

The partnership aims to end AIDS as a public threat within 12 years

29th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First devolved employment programme statistics unveiled

The new service has helped almost 5,000 people into work since it was launched six months ago

29th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Brexit deal or no deal claim should be harpooned

Anna Fowlie argues the priorities for Scottish charities are clear when it comes to Brexit

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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EXCLUSIVE: care charity rips up union recognition

A Scottish social care charity has withdrawn recognition from a trade union, in the midst of a biter pay dispute

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Volunteer scoops national award

CHAS' Douglas Cameron has been recognised for his work in improving communications at the charity

28th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Domestic abuse affects all ages

One in 10 victims of domestic abuse in Scotland are over 51 years old, according to new figures

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Cash boost for dementia walking project

Scotland’s walking charity has been given £50,000 to help those living with dementia get outdoors and get walking

26th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Legislation could set minimum health and social care staff numbers

Politicians have backed plans in principle for safe staffing levels for providers to be set in law

26th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: the country’s most valuable charity brands

Most valuable charity brands worth £20 billion

26th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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