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Five people have been arrested in connection with alleged human trafficking and related offences. Three men aged 28, 35 and 58 and two women aged 25 and 40 are being held in custody following an intelligence-led operation by Police Scotland on the southside of Glasgow. Officers from the specialist crime…
New national standards for forensic examinations of sex crime victims are to be introduced. Healthcare Improvement Scotland has been commissioned to produce the standards, which will ensure a consistent approach in examining victims following a rape or sexual assault. They will also ensure NHS boards are clear in their role…
£100,000 funding has been awarded to Scottish charity MECOPP, to provide legal support to people affected by dementia to help them access their rights to self-directed support. Self-directed Support (SDS) gives people the power to decide how to spend the money or 'budget' that has been allocated to them if…
Children from the poorest parts of Scotland are more than twice as likely to have concerns recorded about their development. New figures show more than a quarter (26%) of children from the most deprived areas had at least one developmental concern identified during reviews offered to every child reaching 27…
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