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Fearless, the national support service for survivors of domestic abuse in Scotland has launched a new website. The site www.fearless.scot offers information and resources on the service and allows users to make a referral online. The service works with survivors of domestic abuse over 16 years old of all races,…
Facebook is training its computers to become seeing-eye guides for blind and visually impaired people as they scroll through the pictures posted on the world's largest online social network. The feature rolling out on Facebook's iPhone and iPad apps interprets what's in a picture using a form of artificial intelligence…
The Nursing Times and Care England have launched a new microsite for nurses working in the care sector. The website provides a community hub for nurses working in the sector, and provides an opportunity for care homes and care providers to share best practice. The five teaching care homes –…
If you would like to create visual presentations and infographics but haven’t formal training or skills in using tools like Photoshop or Indesign, Visme can help. Visme is a web tool that enables the easy creation of presentations and infographics - a way to translate and communicate ideas and messages…
The Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory has been set up to provide better information about the health and health care of people with learning disabilities and people with autism in Scotland. SLDO will generate and translate information into knowledge, that is designed to inform actions, practice and policy to benefit people…
A new app which will help GPs, pharmacists and other health professionals with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched. The app, developed with health professionals and patients, is available to download for free via the Apple and Google app stores. It features a quick reference guide…
The Youth and Criminal Justice in Scotland: the young person’s journey is an online resource that aims to simplify how the youth and criminal justice system works for under 18s in Scotland. Developed by Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) in partnership with Iriss and in consultation with a…
The NSPCC has launched a long-term campaign, IT’s Time, to raise awareness of the barriers abused children face getting help to rebuild their lives and call for more therapeutic services to meet their specific needs. The campaign website is calling for: increased funding for support services for children who've suffered…
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