Health & Social Care

TFN Poll: Should all schools stay open over the summer?

Schools across four council areas are turning into community hubs this summer to tackle holiday hunger - should all schools stay open over the summer?

5th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Poll: should families do more for those who need care?

Poll: should families do more for those who need care?

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Should Ireland repeal the 8th amendment?

Ireland takes to the polls today in a landmark referendum to end its ban on abortion. What do you think - is it time to repeal the 8th amendment?

25th May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Poll: should alcohol carry similar health warnings to cigarette packets?

Poll: should alcohol carry similar health warnings to cigarette packets?

1st May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Is it right to name and shame Blue Badge abusers?

Vigilantes have sprung up over Scotland promising to name and shame abusers of Blue Badges

26th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Is Cancer Research UK guilty of fat shaming?

A social media storm has broken out over the latest Cancer Research UK obesity campaign. What do you think? Is this fat shaming?

5th March 2018 by TFN Staff

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Poll: should vaccination be made compulsory?

Poll: should vaccination be made compulsory?

12th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Do you agree with minimum alcohol pricing?

The move will apply substantial increases onto popular drinks as well as apply a ban to supermarket promotions

17th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Is violence just part of the job in social care?

Unison has produced a new guide after a survey of its community and voluntary sector staff found half had experienced physical assault at work

21st September 2017 by TFN

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Poll: should the NHS stop funding homeopathy?

Should the NHS stop funding homeopathy?

4th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Are baby boxes a waste of money?

The packs for newborns are set to be fully rolled out in Scotland later this month, but some suggest they are little more than a gimmick

4th August 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Should carers be paid a minimum wage?

TFN poll: should carers be paid a minimum wage?

15th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Should boxing be banned?

After the tragic death of Mike Towell, the charity Headway says its time to put a stop to boxing. Do you agree?

3rd October 2016 by Susan Smith

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Poll: Do you think Mark Zuckerberg can cure all diseases?

​Facebook founder wants to eradicate all diseases with £2.3bn - not even one fifth of the NHS Scotland's annual budget

23rd September 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Poll: should Cameron and IDS resign as charity patrons?

TFN poll: Should PM and IDS resign as patrons of disability charity?

24th March 2016 by Graham Martin

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Poll: How should Scotland spend its share of the sugar tax?

A can of cola could cost 8p more when the tax is introduced in 2018

17th March 2016 by TFN

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Poll: Is 10K race where competitors drink wine instead of water irresponsible?

A 10K “fun run” in Glasgow where competitors drink wine every two miles has been slammed as “no joke” by a leading charity - should it go ahead?

14th January 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Poll: who’s to blame for fuel poverty?

Margaret Burgess blames Westminster for Scotland's fuel poverty failure saying her government is fully committed to eradicating it. Are you convinced?

13th November 2015 by Robert Armour

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