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The First Minister has announced an extra £2.5 million to improve cancer care for children and young people in Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon made the pledge as she opened the Teenage Cancer Trust's ninth international conference in Edinburgh. The event, which also marks the first Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer…
A three-year project to prevent food poverty and reduce the need for food banks has been awarded almost £1 million in lottery funding. The scheme, A Menu for Change: Cash, Rights, Food, will be launched next year and will see the organisations Oxfam Scotland, Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland,…
Sir Chris Hoy is to join 250 people sleeping rough for a night to raise money for a new village for the homeless. As part of a fundraising drive, around 250 of the most influential people in Scotland are to sleep rough in Edinburgh's Charlotte Square. The group will sleep…
Hospital scheduled care is "simply short of what we expect" Health Secretary Shona Robison conceded, as new figures showed performance against key NHS waiting times targets falling. Official figures disclosed 84.7% of patients were treated within 18 weeks of week being referred, below the Scottish Government's target of 90% and…
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