Health & Social Care

Chief Encounters: Katie Rafferty

​Katie Rafferty, just three months in post as director of Respect Me, loves getting on a bike and heading out of town

12th July 2017 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: RNIB Scotland’s Campbell Chalmers

Find out what makes RNIB Scotland's Campbell Chalmers tick

21st June 2017 by TFN

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Good Movers - who’s going where in the third sector

Good Movers - who's going where in Scotland's third sector

8th June 2017 by TFN

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Chief encounters: Chris Townsend on 22 years at Redwoods

Chris Townsend believes his shy, 16-year-old self would be very impressed with his role as chief executive of The Redwoods Caring Foundation

6th June 2017 by TFN Staff

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Chief Encounters: Suzanne Forup lurves her Genesis Croix de Fer 20

Suzanne Forup seems to have the perfect job promoting the joys of cycling, which maybe explains her tendency to over commit!

30th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Mary Allison on disappointing her 16-year-old self

Breast Cancer Care Now's director for Scotland likes fox cubs, coffee and churros and keeping focus on the people her charity serves

17th May 2017 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Rosyln Neely is in at 7am and never grumpy

The chief executive of Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity says it's all about the mission, not the name

2nd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Chief encounters: James Cant of British Heart Foundation Scotland

Chief encounters: what makes James Cant of BHF tick?

1st February 2017 by TFN

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Going the extra mile to aid recovery

As an NHS physiotherapist Aiden Murphy finds his work challenging and at times fraught. Volunteering has help him rekindle faith in the profession

14th December 2016 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: Mark Bibbey on why the Poppy is still important

Mark Bibbey is chief executive of Poppyscotland and believes public support for the Poppy Appeal is as important today as ever

8th November 2016 by TFN Staff

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Chief Encounters: Morna O’May

Morna O'May of Contact the Elderly on reaching out to isolated older people and the power of music

26th October 2016 by TFN

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Care at home: a crisis unfolding in front of our eyes

Pennie Taylor spoke to care at home providers about how the introducing the Scottish Living Wage to all care staff will affect their business model

25th October 2016 by TFN Guest

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Chief Encounters: David Craig

David Craig, chief executive of Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance, on the benefits of Facebook for charities and his short lived acting career

12th October 2016 by TFN

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Chief Encounters: Tressa Burke

Tressa Burke, chief executive of Glasgow Disability Alliance, on the huge difference even a small charity can make

28th September 2016 by TFN Staff

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Chief Encounters: Iain Morrison

Iain Morrison of Revive MS Support loves working in the third sector so much he can't stop checking his emails

21st September 2016 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Phil Cox on supporting vulnerable veterans

Phil Cox, chief executive of Scottish Veterans Residences, hasn't ended up playing international rugby but does work to provide help to those in need

1st September 2016 by TFN

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Fringe charity partnership’s success is no joke

2016 is the 25th year that Waverley Care has teamed up with The Pleasance Theatre trust and their fundraising is set to break the £400,000 barrier

24th August 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Chief encounters: retirement is still a long way off for this learning disabilities campaigner

Lynette Linton is the chair of the National Involvement Network, a network for people with learning disabilities. It has just created a new charter

17th August 2016 by TFN Guest

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Chief Encounters: Robbie Norval, a sloth loving flamingo!

Robbie Norval heads up social enterprise Lingo Flamingo and believes Life is Beautiful - just don't ask him to make you a cup of tea

26th July 2016 by Susan Smith

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