Health & Social Care

Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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We are the vulnerable sector

Rhona Cunningham says community organisations’ very existences are at risk without reform

14th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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I was a butcher, but saw more knives on the streets

John Young speaks to regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens about how life in Glasgow has changed

12th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Humans of Scotland – sharing stories and raising awareness

Angela Millar on why we need to hear the voice of lived experience more

11th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The future of public health: bicycle or frog?

Claire Stevens: Scotland’s third sector has a growing role to play in public health

7th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The scale of health inequalities in Scotland and what we can do about them

Andrew Pulford looks at how we can create a win-win situation when dealing with Scotland’s health inequalities

6th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The doctor said I’d be lucky to see 60. I’ll prove him wrong!

Nick McGill speaks about struggling with alcohol addiction for nearly forty years and how 2019 is going to be his year

25th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making plans for the future isn’t for everyone, I choose to live day to day

Brian Johnstone talks about growing up in 1970s Glasgow, homelessness and how planning ahead isn’t always the road to recovery

18th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Setting goals for 2019

Regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens reveals both his personal and professional goals for the new year

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Seescape is making waves for those with sight impairment

Carl Hodson on charity's name change

14th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Seeing smiles of our service users is special

Social care worker Dan Mushens talks about the benefits of having relaxed events for those who may struggle to maintain relationships

10th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Does the third sector hold the key to unlocking empty homes?

Shaheena Din examines the work that is going on to bring empty homes in Scotland back into use

20th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Social Care 2018: ‘Plus ca change’

Nigel Henderson looks back at the major issues which have affected the social care sector in 2018

17th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Child neglect: the tensions between care and justice

Joanna Barrett explores why incidents of child cruelty have been growing in England but going down in Scotland

11th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Engaging effectively at Holyrood

Robert McGeachy gives top tips to third sector organisations on how to engage with politicians

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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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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