Health & Social Care

Technology can revolutionise care provision across the country

Debbie Collins argues that investment in technology has far wider benefits than purely financial stability

17th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Being active is great and takes my mind off the pain

Michael Mellon speaks of the support he has received from Help for Heroes, as he prepares to be Scotland's only representative at the Invictus Games

16th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Living with Endometriosis

Katy Johnston shares her personal fight with the illness, and why it's time to make the invisible visible, as Standard Life partners with Endometriosis UK

12th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Mental health in schools: we need to make it count

Mark Rowland argues that mental health should be a priority in education

10th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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It’s not just your liver that alcohol destroys

Gary Peebles talks about living with alcohol-related brain damage and his hope for the future thanks to support from Penumbra

4th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Diageo is failing to provide latest guidelines on their products

​Alison Douglas attended the Diageo AGM to question the alcohol consumption guidelines on their labelling

3rd October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Living with alcohol related brain damage

Regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens speaks to David Wilson about his recovery from alcohol addiction and living with peripheral neuropathy

26th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Don’t confuse your path with your destination - a mother’s story for Suicide Prevention Week

Fiona Drouet on dealing with the aftermath of suicide following the death of her daughter

18th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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My life was developing like a Polaroid picture until I received support

Charity worker Andy Weir talks of his experiences of the care system - good and bad

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled workers must be paid equally

Bill Scott discusses the suggestion that disabled people should be paid lower than the minimum wage

5th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency treatment saved my life

Robert Baldock, 53, has backed a charity campaign to ensure pioneering stroke treatment is used in Scotland, after having a thrombectmony saved him

30th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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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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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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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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Sleepover case could save employers millions

Recent sleepover ruling was a relief, writes Ben Doherty - but there are still many uncertainties

14th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Drug deaths should be preventable

Marlene Taylor reflects on statistics which showed that drug-related deaths are on the rise

13th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is it discriminatory to label people as brain damaged?

Dan Mushens examines whether it is correct to use the term alcohol related brain damage

13th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Families pay a huge emotional toll fighting asbestos

Phyllis Craig says companies defending asbestos-related claims are putting families through untold distress

8th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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