Health & Social Care

We’re care experienced and know how to care

​Kevin Browne of Who Cares Scotland says it's time to put experienced people into the driving seat when it comes to care

21st February 2018 by TFN

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Kindness and the crisis of confidence facing our services

Julia Unwin explains some of her concerns about the challenge of making our public services kinder

16th February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Turning the world upside down to stop cancer

Gemma McTaggart and fellow Napier student Lottie Grant are the brains behind Lives Turned Upside Down

15th February 2018 by TFN

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Video blog: Scotland is leading the world in sign language recognition

Frankie McLean's video blog on what Scots delegates learned at World Federation of the Deaf international conference in Budapest

12th February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why HIV and sexual health awareness training is so important

AIDS awareness is so important says Clive King of the Terrence Higgins Trust

12th February 2018 by TFN

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We’ll make Glasgow Smiles Better

Anne Callaghan on why the residents of Scotland's friendliest city need help to battle loneliness

1st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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I’m exhausted fighting for the right to claim disability benefits

Peter Shawglen of Disabled People Against Cuts is campaigning to end hated DWP medical assessments of disabled people

30th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Hire disabled people because you can’t afford not to

Tressa Burke, chief executive of Glasgow Disability Alliance, examines the business of equality

25th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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How do we enable a more connected Scotland?

Kiren Zubairi analyses the Scottish Government's loneliness strategy

23rd January 2018 by TFN

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Analysing how Facebook changes will affect charities

Joe Freeman of Breast Cancer Now looks at the main changes announced by the social media giant

19th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Alarm bells are ringing over public contracts

Annie Gunner Logan can hear the warning bells ring over public contracts

16th January 2018 by TFN

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Generation K could hold the key to solving social problems

Wendy Loretto reflects on how young people could make waves in tackling social problems through business

15th January 2018 by TFN Guest

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Help for Heroes provided support for me and my husband

Kerry Watson, from Dunfermline, is backing a Help for Heroes campaign aimed at encouraging armed forces families to come forward for support

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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A healthy approach to 2018 - policy developments to look out for

Ian Welsh explores the health and social care developments to expect in Scotland this year

9th January 2018 by TFN Guest

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2018: what’s in store for Scotland’s third sector?

Janet Hamblin looks ahead to the challenges the third sector will face in 2018

5th January 2018 by TFN

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Having a baby at 24 weeks resulted in big bills alongside happiness and stress

Danielle McCormack received support from Bliss Scotland after giving birth to a baby that required neonatal care

3rd January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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We need to manage expectations about Huntington’s Disease

​John Eden says a new drug offers hope but hopes must be tempered by reality

18th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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We need more than warm words to beat fuel poverty

Lori McElroy argues as temperatures plunge the Scottish Government must use its winter budget to commit to essential energy efficiency measures

11th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Real Lives: I am a positive role model for a care experienced youngster

Leanne Patrick says time and the willingness to share interests and activities are all you need to mentor a young person through a tough period in their life

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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