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Urgent improvement needed at care home

Greenlaw Grove in Newton Mearns has been served with a formal improvement notice by the Care Inspectorate.

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All flavours of Macb water have now been recalled.

Scots soft drinks maker recalls all flavoured water due to "presence of mould"

A Scottish drinks brand which had previously recalled its raspberry and kiwi flavoured water has now been forced to withdraw its entire range from sale "due to the presence of mould".

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Dr Mhairi Thurston

Call to rectify “patchy” school counselling services

A psychology expert has called for school-based counselling services to be available for all children across Scotland.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison with Amanda Kopel.

Frank’s Law - Free personal care for under 65s

At least 9000 families in Scotland will benefit from the introduction of free personal care for everyone who requires it, regardless of age.

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Sewer misery continues in Newton Mearns

Sewer misery continues in Newton Mearns

The sewer system in Newton Mearns has brought further misery to residents with roads and pavements filled with waste during heavy rain showers.

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The Mental Health Foundation Scotland has launched its 'It's time to talk about it campaign' ahead of Suicide Prevention Day.

Charity calls for action to tackle rising suicide rate

A mental health charity has called for an open discussion on suicide prevention after the first rise in suicides in Scotland for six years.

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Charity's bold initiative may be the key to homelessness.  Pic by John Devlin.

New flats bought for homeless project

A Glasgow charity is taking radical steps to address the growing problem of homelessness in the city by purchasing homes to get people off the streets.

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New figures show a  third (33 per cent) of homes in Scotland do not have a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm.

Families in Scotland at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes

A third of homes in Scotland don’t have a carbon monoxide alarm to help protect people from potentially fatal CO poisoning.

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Conversation Cafes are being held this week on 14 routes across Scotland.

Conversation Cafés to help mark Suicide Prevention Day

Conversation Cafés will be set up in railway station across Scotland this week to offer support to people as part of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10.

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The Glasgow Children's Hospital charity walktook place on September 2.

More than 1250 people hit the streets for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

A record number of people took to the streets over the weekend for a sponsored walk in aid of Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

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Jeans4Genes day looks for your support

Jeans for Genes help to inspire Bridgeton

The annual Jeans for Genes day returns next month (September 22) to help raise funds for the children affected by a life-altering genetic disorder.

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Susan Shaw (from Scottish slimmers) and professor Linda Bauld are pictured firmly crossing items of junk food off a shopping list to back Cancer Research UKs call to the Scottish Government to restrict sales of bargain-buy unhealthy food and drink.

Too much junk food on promotion say Scots parents

Parents are being persuaded by supermarket special offers to fill their trolleys with bargain-buy junk food, new research by Cancer Research UK has found.

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Paul Masterton MP and Jackson Carlaw MSP visiting Greenhouse Cafe

Cafe serves up new opportunity

A project set up to provide training and employment for those with special needs is expanding due to its success at Eastwood Health Centre.

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A new initiative to reduce NHS waiting times and improve the way elective care services are managed, has been announced.

New initiative to tackle NHS waiting times

A new initiative to reduce NHS waiting times and improve the way elective care services are managed, has been announced by Health Secretary Shona Robison.

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Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that could be more effective than current methods.

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Students are being urged to look after themselves by eating healthily and doing regular exercise.

Scotland’s students urged to learn to look after their health

Universities and colleges across Scotland are gearing up for the arrival of students in the next couple of weeks.

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St Margarets Hospice Moonlight Walk

Hospice step out with midnight fundraiser

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice has just announced the return of the very popular – “Midnight Walk.”

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Smile of Arran Trust with Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity team.

Hospital is grateful for £5k donation

A charity set up in honour of a Scottish teenager who tragically died from a brain tumour has donated £5,000 to help young patients being treated in Glasgow.

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Sarah Glendinning is pictured with her children Kairan and Jaimie.

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Scientists and doctors in Edinburgh and Glasgow are set to receive a major cash boost for pioneering research into cancer.

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Researcher Vaios Svolos in the lab

Charity’s £50k award to Crohn’s research

An East Ren-based charity is helping to fund an innovative research project to help sufferers of Crohn’s disease.

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