Health & Social Care

Living through lockdown with HIV

Alan Eagleson on how Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland has been providing vital support for people living with blood borne viruses during lockdown

29th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Living our values is critical during crisis

Alice Russell says values are absolutely critical for organisations during the coronavirus pandemic

28th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Seeing a way through the crisis for blind and partially sighted Scots

James Adams on how RNIB Scotland has responded to Covid 19

18th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Dialogue around death can create comfort

Julie Lang said it is even more important that people talk about death at challenging times

14th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Never More Needed than right now

Susan Smith on why SCVO is launching the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign to remind everyone how vital the voluntary sector really is

12th May 2020 by Susan Smith

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We are never more needed - in the fight to forge a better world

No return to normality after Covid - let our voices be heard in the fight for a society based on solidarity, not share price

12th May 2020 by Graham Martin

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We must invest in communication for all

Janis McDonald says we need to treat deafness through a new inclusive communication strategy

1st May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Third sector care and support: building a different future

After the Covid crisis, let's build a better social care system

28th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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An unfair pandemic

Maggie Brünjes examines the disproportionate effect the coronavirus is having on communities

28th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Maintaining staff morale while remote working

Dr Helen Rippon shares her tips for keeping morale high across your organisation while working from home

24th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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The real issues around death and dying must be heard

Amanda Ward says it is important to help people understand the context of death and dying

16th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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We want to hear about your Covid heroes

Gareth Jones is looking to get in touch with the people who are making a difference during the coronavirus pandemic

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Top tips for hosting a virtual board meeting

David Sole OBE and Dr Helen Rippon share their tips for hosting and attending virtual board meetings

9th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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We shouldn’t pretend we aren’t human

Pat Armstrong reflects on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting her personally and stresses the importance of thinking about your wellbeing

9th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Experiences like coronavirus change you forever

Nicola Welsh reflects on a feeling that the world is in hibernation as it copes with the pandemic, and hopes we all come out the other side stronger

7th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Covid-19: a journey from despair to hope

Rory Mair is in one of the Covid-19 highest risk groups - he tells how he fought despair by seeking solace in the efforts of his community

3rd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Informal volunteering matters

Sophie Bridger says informal volunteering is critical to building resilient communities and reaching those who need help most

2nd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Coronavirus will hit charities hard

Michelle Mitchell says Cancer Research UK has already had to scale back its work due to a decline in income

31st March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Foodbanks are not essential – they must close, and for good

Pete Ritchie: foodbanks are the product of a previous, austerity-damned era - they must now be closed

26th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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