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Former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has revealed he is battling motor neurone disease (MND). The 46-year-old said he decided to announce his diagnosis to raise awareness of the condition. He is now joining forces with researchers at the University of Edinburgh to help tackle the degenerative condition, which occurs…
Leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust has launched a brand new, Scotland-wide peer support service, to enable people to live well with HIV. Although advances in medication mean that people with HIV can now live long and healthy lives medically, they still face stigma and discrimination, which…
Scotland’s social services have been honoured for their outstanding commitment to improving lives for the people they support at the inaugural Scottish Social Services Awards. Introduced by the Scottish Social Services Forum the awards cut across boundaries, celebrate excellence and bring one of the country’s largest sectors, which has almost…
A nursery in Perth has been told it must make swift improvements to the care provided to children. The Care Inspectorate has served a formal improvement notice on Little Einstein’s nursery in Perth after an inspection raised concern. The Improvement Notice says the management of the nursery have until the…
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