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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Susan Smith

Posts by Susan Smith

Campaigns Manager, SCVO
Susan Smith is campaigns manager for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. She has worked as a journalist for twenty years across a range of publications including Which, The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News.

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Stroke survivors are struggling with long-term disabilities because of failures in the care provided in Scottish hospitals and communities, says CHSS

Protests will be held in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire on Friday 13 July and Saturday 14 July

Social care bodies already struggling to fill vacancies have found it even more difficult to recruit staff in the last year

Scottish nurses believe patient care can dramatically improve through technology but instead are struggling with mundane IT issues

The Home Office is still failing to provide support to destitute refugees within legal timeframes a year after Refugee Action flagged up the problem

Perceptions of charities have changed over the 15 years since the Scottish Charity Act came into existence. TFN is exploring what a charity is and should be now

Susan Smith is confused about what a modern charity is, which is why TFN is asking for your help working it out

Schools across Scotland are turning into community hubs this summer as a charity programme aims to tackle food poverty


Prime Minister Theresa May gave Scottish LGBT+ campaigner Stuart Duffy an award at 10 Downing Street in recognition of his volunteering