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How will the new GP contract affect you?

The news about the new GP contract talks about how it will improve access for patients, address health inequalities and improve population health including mental health, provide financial stability for GPs, and reduce GP workload through the…

Support available from the Family Fund

  If you're raising a disabled or seriously ill child, you might be eligible for a grant from Family Fund, and they are trying to make more families aware of the support they can offer. It can be a struggle financially, emotionally…

Festive Guide to Your Health Services

Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS has published a guide to what services are available over Christmas. The booklet is a helpful read as it gives advice over where to go for various ailments all year round, as well as over the holiday period. All…

Additional support for carers from the Scottish government

The Scottish government will use its new devolved powers on benefits to increase Carer’s Allowance from summer 2018, and introduce a Young Carer Grant from autumn 2019 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will continue to pay Carer’s…
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East Dunbartonshire Consultation on Self Directed Support Strategy

East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership have developed a draft Self Directed Support Strategy for 2018 - 2021, and are gathering views on this. ‘Self Directed Support’ means starting with the individual as a person with…

Unpaid carers missing out on vital support

Anyone who helps to look after a loved one is a carer, but many people do not recognise this, and so are missing out on vital support. The latest research from Carers UK shows that it'a not just the carers themselves who don't recognise their…