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Autism Awareness Week

Autism Awareness week runs from 26th March to 2nd April, and puts a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and their family – face every day. In the run up to this East Dunbartonshire Council is running a Festival of Celebration:…
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Self Directed Support

Self- directed support (SDS) allows people who are eligible to choose how their support is provided, and gives them as much control as they want of their individual budget. The support can be for the person that you care for, or for your caring…

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…