Health & Social Care

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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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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The numbers behind the job

Regular blogger Dan Mushens looks at the many statistics behind working in social care

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Young people can create positive change

Amal Azzudin examines how young people in Scotland are taking action to make the world a better place

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Technology can have real benefits

Dan Mushens examines the benefits of using assistive technology to support those with alcohol related brain damage

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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New research aims to improve Self-directed Support for all

Ian Welsh on a powerful new body of data about the implementation of social care in Scotland

28th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Supporting residents in social housing to walk and cycle

Kath Brough encourages social housing providers to apply for a fund that will support walking and cycling

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector cannot go on plugging gaps in public services

Sheghley Ogilvie says a UN expert’s scathing summary of poverty in the UK should act as a wake-up call for those in power

23rd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Society’s debt to our legion of carers

Karen Martin says valuing those who care makes economic and moral sense

14th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being flexible can help reduce harm

Dan Mushens looks at how a harm reduction approach can help those receiving care

2nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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