Social Media

Scotland

Welcome to our news round-up from
across Scotland. To reach our newsdesk,
Email: news@careappointments.co.uk
 

Sponsored by
sqa logo


RECOGNISING THAT YOU CARE

Mental health services for children and young people are “complex and fragmented”, with the system under “significant pressure” due to a big increase in demand, a new report has found. The Auditor General and the Accounts Commission called for a “step change” after their joint report uncovered patchy provision of…
The mother of a murder victim has said she hopes a planned support service will help other families avoid her “dreadful” experience of the justice system. Lynn Burns’ only child Sam Johnston died aged 22 after being stabbed at a party in Saltcoats, Ayrshire in 2013. Stuart McCulloch was convicted…
The use of mesh implants has been immediately halted in NHS Scotland for certain conditions, the health secretary has announced. In a statement at Holyrood, Jeane Freeman said an effective ban would be in place until the introduction of a new “restricted use protocol”. This would ensure the procedure would…
Young people with learning difficulties have highlighted key areas of research which could help to improve their lives. The 10 priorities include devising approaches to tackle bullying and creating the best learning environments. Academics will use the information to plan new research initiatives at the University of Edinburgh and worldwide.…
Page 8 of 443