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Join Team Anne-Marie and raise vital funds

Marie Curie nurse Anne-Marie asks Glasgow to raise vital funds

19th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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Fears over Brexit impact on the care sector

Care organisations are hoping their proposals for an analysis on the effects of Brexit are taken forward

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Alcohol fuels crime across Scotland

Areas which have the highest prevalence of pubs and off-licences are beset by issues with crime, a charity has claimed

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Elderly feel more isolated on bank holidays

A helpline for OAPs who are feeling lonely has reported a surge in calls during March

18th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Child sexual abuse websites on the increase

Charity Internet Watch Foundation found an increase in websites with more graphic images of child sexual abuse last year

18th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Children with ADHD given medication in place of support

Parents are being too often fobbed off with medication instead of psychological support says report

17th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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NTS apologies for mental asylum escape game

Escape at Crathes would have seen teams attempt to escape from a 1950s asylum, with mental health campaigners describing the idea as ill-judged

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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It’s time to think about death

Good Death Week aims to get people thinking about how they would like to go through a series of events

16th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign to get more disabled Scots into politics

Inclusion Scotland has said that action is needed to ensure that disabled people stand for election

16th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots and Aussie groups forge links to combat male suicide

Australian charity believes their programme has limited suicide

16th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Museum wins autism friendly gong

Fifth award of its kind in the north east

13th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Young disabled Scots to shadow the First Minister to promote equality at work

Senior leaders across Scotland, including the First Minister, are taking part in a day of action to promote the role of disabled people at work

12th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Half of cancer patients receive no mental health support

The Mental Health Foundation has called for improved support services for those overcoming the emotional turmoil of fighting cancer

12th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Public support can halt bank closures says charity

​Fears bank closures will cut off the elderly

11th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Businesses urged to give staff training on Parkinson’s

There are almost 50 symptoms of the condition, ranging from muscle stiffness to difficulties with speech

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Walk the walk for mental health

The Walk of Hope aims to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health awareness

10th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Junk food ads face social media ban

The UK government is considering the move, with the Scottish Government also considering restrictions to help boost health

10th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s third sector gender pay gap revealed

TFN looks at Scotland's 10 biggest charities to discover whether they pay men more than women

10th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Action must be taken to stop NHS stealing charity cash

All Scottish health boards should be investigated to ensure they are not dipping into charity donations to fund themselves

9th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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