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The Tories have pledged to implement "Frank's Law" and bring in legislation to ensure that under-65s can access free personal care, if the Scottish Government "drags its heels" over the measure. Conservative health spokesman Miles Briggs said his party, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens all back the change,…
A charity has called for a review of the system that registers people who work with children amid allegations of historical child abuse in football. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has urged the Scottish Government to strengthen protection for children and young people in…
Child health in Scotland is amongst the poorest in western Europe, according to a major study. Experts are calling for more action to tackle smoking, obesity and child mortality, as they say poverty is the main cause of poor health. The State of Child Health - Scotland report found more…
Nicola Sturgeon has announced an extra £3 million in support to help nursing and midwifery students with dependants. The funding will help "up to 1,000 of our most in need students" who have children or family that depend on them, the First Minister said. The Nursing and Midwifery bursary is…
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