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Learning disabled parents 20 times more likely to have children in care

Huge disparity in number of learning disabled parents getting their children taken into care

19th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Experts question safety of baby boxes

An academic, backed by representatives of the Lullaby Trust, has said there is lack of information on the safety of allowing babies to sleep in boxes

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Arthritis forcing thousands of Scots to give up work

Versus Arthritis has said more needs to be done to help the 1.5 million people in Scotland who suffer with the condition

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Cosmetic surgery ad ban a victory for mental health

Mental health campaigners complained ads were promoting perfect bodies

17th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Staggering increase in winter deaths says Age Scotland

A dramatic increase in people dying of flu and pneumonia last winter has alarmed charities

17th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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RNIB looks to the future as it marks 150th anniversary

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is celebrating 150 years of work today that has transformed the lives of blind and partially sighted people

16th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Over a quarter of Scots say they would not attempt CPR to save a life

BHF Scotland urges more local authorities to teach life saving CPR in schools

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Scotland’s most deprived live in food deserts

More than a million people in live in “food deserts” –where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets limit access to affordable nutrition

12th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity champions cancer technology

Walk the Walk has been working to ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment that could save their hair

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Wellbeing in the workplace campaign launched

Some of Scotland's biggest firms have joined with charities to reduce stigma around mental health at work

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Council bans charity fundraiser over square sausage

The revered square sausage does not meet nutritional standards according to council officials

10th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Scotland facing child mental health crisis

The Mental Health Foundation has launched a new campaign to mark World Mental Health Day

10th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Stores turn down lights and music to welcome autistic shoppers

A new National Autistic Society campaign is educating shops about how to make their stores less stressful for people with autism

8th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity to double the number of people it helps

Children 1st has launched a new campaign as it aims to dramatically increase the amount of families with trauma it helps

8th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Doctors can now prescribe nature

GPs will now be able to prescribe nature to their patients thanks to a pioneering charity project

5th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity has the answer to boosting youth mental health

A charity programme to overcome family conflict could help tackle youth mental health problems in schools across Scotland

4th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Support projects for those with long term conditions gain funding

The Alliance has allocated £650,000 in funding to groups across Scotland

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity supports more families caring for seriously ill children than ever before

A charity for seriously ill children has helped more families than ever before

3rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Junk food crackdown could ban free prawn crackers

A Scottish Government consultation on plans aimed at reducing obesity has been welcomed by charities

3rd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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