Health & Social Care

Real Lives: Katy Sutherland was inspired by her mum’s approach to brain cancer

​Katy Sutherland has gathered a team of 35 runners to complete the River Ness 10k in September in memory of her mum Jackie

15th August 2017 by Georgina Harris

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Hip hop filmmaker takes on unjust care tax

Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi, 23, is the director and star of a music video campaigning against the so-called care tax.

15th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Real Lives: For Anita Stott fostering has been a wonderful experience

Anita Stott says providing short-term foster care for children with learning disabilities is a fulfilling and heartwarming

10th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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I’ve bounced back from cancer and want to get Pretty Muddy

Jill Cow’s life changed four years ago when she was diagnosed with cancer, but now she is urging women to sign up for the Pretty Muddy events

4th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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We can’t sleep on pay equality in the care sector

Enable's Teresa Shearer says the sector must work in collaboration to address the issue of pay rates for care staff

4th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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We do it because we care

Hayleigh Furlong, a personal assistant with Enable Scotland, says overnight care is definitely not all about sleeping

4th August 2017 by Robert Armour

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Caring for the carers

Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman on need to increase support for carers

3rd August 2017 by TFN Guest

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How Scotland has been encouraging England to improve transgender equality

​James Morton believes Scotland's progress with transgender rights is a model for the rest of the UK

26th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Local Cornerstone – is this the future of social care?

Edel Harris explains how Cornerstone is pioneering the use of the world famous Buurtzorg model of social care in Scotland

26th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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We need to offer care services we’d want for ourselves

Ranald Mair, from Ayrshire, has been awarded an OBE in recognition of his services to the care sector

24th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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New business models needed in social care

Alastair Keatinge makes the case for new business models in social care

21st July 2017 by TFN Guest

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Action for Sick Children changes its name

Gwen Garner, Trustee at Children’s Health Scotland, believes the new name best expresses the organisation's remit

20th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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See you on the udder side: wacky race team will raise moo-lah for charity

Graeme Donohoe on why he's driving to Mongolia in a car done up as a Highland cow

17th July 2017 by TFN Guest

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When no one cares remember that you do

​Ben Samson left care and became a success against all odds. Now he implores other care leavers to do the same

10th July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Named Person legislation is an assault on families that must be opposed

Those who think named person legislation is dead should think again says Lesley Scott

5th July 2017 by TFN

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New £5m fund will transform the lives of young disabled Scots

Fund will help ease young disabled Scots transition to adulthood says James Fletcher

3rd July 2017 by Robert Armour

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PATHs to happy and healthy school kids

Mairead Ewart on how Barnardo's is working with schools in Renfrewshire to help develop social and emotional skills in pupils

30th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Enable and GCU transforming specialist nurse training

Theresa Shearer on equipping the health and social care workforce of today with the skills that they will need for tomorrow

22nd June 2017 by TFN Guest

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I have no time for self pity - I’ve got living to get on with

Linda Tierney is not letting a terminal diagnosis get in the way of living

8th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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