Health & Social Care

New site to help unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Dionne Phipps-Clancy of walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your organisation

18th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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How to influence legislation in the Scottish Parliament

Robert McGeachy and Mark Ballard give a preview of their book, The Public Affairs Guide to Scotland: Influencing Policy and Legislation

1st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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My journey out of addiction

Joe McCormack reveals he was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust

30th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Awareness campaign adds to open day success

Dan Mushens reflects on a busy spell for Penumbra's alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) services

12th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s improve Scotland’s streets

Penny Morriss explains how simple improvements and better maintenance of streets can make all the difference to people

10th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit: leaving no-one behind

​Tressa Burke on the implications of Brexit for those with disabilities and care services in Scotland

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Parliament prorogued amidst Brexit chaos - what happens now?

Craig Wilson looks at the implications of Prime Minister Johnson's prorogation of parliament, and the consequences of no deal for the voluntary sector

30th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Double standards in education reform?

​Lesley Scott looks at the drive to close the educational attainment gap, and examines if disabled people are being left behind

29th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Inclusivity in the city

Jan Savage looks at the positive impact of the We Are One Citizen and its potential contribution to inclusivity and equality in Scotland

26th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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The answer to Scotland’s drug crisis lies in its communities

Eddie Nisbet calls for support for social enterprises who are delivering local public health services to exorcise Scotland’s drug-related demons

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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You get to know to know the nuts and bolts of people’s lives

Dan Mushens shares his insight into how working closely with service users can lead to a unique understanding of their behaviours

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Caring Activism offers tailored support

Peter Limbrick examines how the approach can help support people in Scotland

29th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about integration

​Ronnie Hill explains the practical application of social care integration

25th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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The importance of good governance for charities

Julie Hamilton analyses the effect a recent case could have on negligence claims against charities

22nd July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Tribalism fails us during drug death crisis

Craig Wilson says that our response to spiraling drug deaths must transcend political tribalism

18th July 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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We must not fail to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

We will all benefit from sustainability says Dr Hartwig Pautz - but we must work harder to meet targets

8th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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