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Family conflicts are affecting the mental health of three quarters of parents and almost a third of youngsters, new research has found. Now a charity is calling for more mediation services to be made available across the country, with help also to be made available before families reach breaking point.…
Scotland's "Victorian" civil court system must be reformed to remove the time limit for victims of childhood abuse to seek damages, MSPs have been told. Holyrood's Justice Committee heard the proposed change in the law would have a " dramatic" impact on the lives of victims by removing a barrier…
The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has been hit by another resignation, leaving it with just one panel member. Glenn Houston said he has accepted two other public appointments and resigned from the panel to avoid any potential conflict of interest. He is the third original panel member to resign from…
The Scottish Government has today confirmed the appointment of Iona Colvin as Scotland’s Chief Social Work Adviser. Ms Colvin is currently Chief Officer at the North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and, following an open recruitment exercise, will be seconded to the Scottish Government for a period of two…
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