Health & Social Care

Minister hears social care Brexit concerns

Ben MacPherson MSP visited Camphill Tiphereth to hear more about what impact Brexit will have

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Commission welcomes mental health proposals

Plans could see Scotland’s mental health legislation reframed along human rights lines.

5th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasgow coffee mornings raise £185k for charity

Macmillan thanked local residents and businesses for their support.

5th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Volunteering must adapt, study finds

Volunteering can help Scottish society face some of its biggest challenges such as an ageing population and skills shortages

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands with sight loss unaware of flagship care policy

Charities call on the Scottish Government to raise awareness of Self-directed Support.

4th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Doctor Who stars set for charity event

The much-loved Capital Sci-Fi Con will return in the new year

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care providers urged to “raise their game”

A new campaign has been launched which aims to address issues within health and social care recruitment

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Organisations vie for sector’s answer to the Oscars

Scottish charities are part of a group of 400 looking to be nominated for the Charity Film Awards

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians praise role of voluntary sector

Legislation achieved by the sector working with Holyrood has been celebrated at an event at the Scottish Parliament

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social media stooshie over charity leaders list

An online discussion broke out after Scotland's influential leaders were snubbed from a UK list highlighting the sector's talent

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Guide Dogs in firework warning

The charity has issued advice for dog owners to help their pets get through Bonfire Night

1st November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Swinney: named person has not been scrapped

Named person scheme has not been scrapped – but instead will continue as an approach, within existing legislation, says Swinney

31st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Veterans in medical discharge call

Former members of the armed forces have called for improvements in the way armed forces veterans are medically discharged into civilian life

31st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should heading be banned from children’s football?

Should heading be banned from children's football?

29th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Rise in Scots living with effects of stroke

A charity has called on the the Scottish Government to be bold in prioritising stroke rehabilitation

29th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New boss for children’s charity

Rami Okasha has been appointed as the new chief executive of CHAS

28th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Gifts in wills to double

Legacy and in-memory donations to UK charities will be worth twice as much in real terms in 25 years’ time

28th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: how will you vote in a general election?

How will you vote in a general election?

25th October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Traumatised benefit claimants made to feel they are begging

People are not claiming vital benefits because the system is too traumatising, with claimants made to feel they are begging, a charity reports

25th October 2019 by Graham Martin

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