Read the latest news and blogs about the voluntary health sector and the issues that concern and involve it.
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Voluntary Health Scotland Response to the Health and Sport Committee Stage 2 Inquiry into Primary Care
VHS have submitted our response to the Health and Sport Committee Stage 2 Inquiry which asks, what should primary care look like for the next generation? Our vision for the future of primary care is for an effective, person centred and compassionate s …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
“Scotland’s most deprived communities need additional support, so we will recruit at least 250 Community Link Workers to work in GP surgeries and direct people to local services and support’.” A Plan for Scotland, SNP Manifesto 2016 Introduction Since …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
Who are we? Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs is a national charity working with anyone concerned about someone else’s alcohol or drug use. We were set up by families for families in 2003, and we are proud of our history as a supporting a …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
Patients rely on good communication to ensure that they understand their health information and needs. But all too often, blind and partially sighted people are being left with information that is inaccessible. Having access to and understanding inform …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
Art is something that a group of young adults with poor mental health in Drumchapel have found helpful in terms of expressing how they feel, as well as the journeys and experiences they have had in trying to work towards their own recovery. On hearing …Health Topic: Health Inequalities