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Renfrewshire Council and independent agencies in Renfrewshire have welcomed the publication of a new report outlining the progress made towards improving child protection services in Renfrewshire following the tragic death of Declan Hainey.
The winners of the very first Scotland's Dementia Awards have been announced.  From the original 120 plus applications for the event, narrowed down to just three outstanding shortlisted initiatives for each category, we can now reveal the winners of the six main awards.
WORKERS at a council-run Lanarkshire care home are under investigation over allegations of neglect.
Health boards have been given a £9.1 billion budget boost to fund services in 2013-14. The funding for the 14 territorial health boards represents a real-terms rise of 3.3% on the previous year, the Scottish Government said.