Health & Social Care

Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

Matthew Linning looks at the benefits of volunteering to mark International Volunteer Day

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scottish Gender Recognition Act – a positive step towards change

Chiara Capraro of Amnesty International analyses the results of a consultation on the Scottish Government's proposed gender legislation

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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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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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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Is it time to ban alcohol advertising?

Dan Mushens reacts to the Scottish Government's plans to restrict alcohol advertising

23rd November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Neurological conditions deserve better

Neurological conditions deserve better

22nd November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Together we are stronger to stop MS

Morna Simpkins on why the fight against MS is just beginning

13th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Sibling abuse is often hidden within families

Dan Mushens examines whether or not sibling abuse is normalised by society

12th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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The cost of care - who is really paying for Scotland’s social care system?

Martin Johnstone argues that failing to fund social care organisations to pay the Scottish Living Wage is a moral failure for the care of our most vulnerable

9th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Changing the law on pavement parking in Scotland promotes equality for all

John Lauder says it is time to crack down pavement parking to make Scotland's streets more accessible

6th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Morality: differentiating right from wrong

Dan Mushens examines some of the dilemmas that third sector workers can face

6th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Livin’ (wage) on a prayer

Annie Gunner Logan explains how the cost of the Scottish Government's policy to pay all staff the living wage has been passed onto social care bodies

5th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Anxiety: Are there any positives?

Dan Mushens examines the emotion of anxiety and how it can affect humans in different ways

30th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Denial: the barrier to recovery

Dan Mushens examines the challenges recovery workers face in dealing with people who are in denial about their addiction problems

25th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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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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