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About 2,600 training places for nurses and midwives will be created over the next four years, the Scottish Government has announced. Ministers had already pledged 1,000 extra places during this Parliament, with a further 1,600 now added to that. The places are part of a plan to strengthen the NHS…
Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS Health Scotland and the Scottish Social Services Council, has announced the finalists for their 6th annual Awards which set out to recognise the work of those committed to helping people living with dementia and their families. Judged…
Tackling poverty and inequality should be priorities in developing Scotland's city deals, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has said. The charity has urged the UK and Scottish governments to work with city leaders and businesses to ensure more people benefit from economic growth. JRF said progress was crucial with just…
A man has been convicted of raping and sexually assaulting blind children while he was a schoolboy. From the age of 12, David Penman sexually assaulted numerous pupils at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh. All of his victims, male and female, are blind or partially sighted, as he is.…
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