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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.

 
A new campaign is urging the Scottish Medicines Consortium to approve a life-extending treatment for breast cancer despite the cost

 
Requests for help to Samaritans hit a five-year-high last year as its volunteer numbers reached a 10-year peak

 
​Decision on charity's funding delayed until June

 
​Broadcaster and dementia charity founder Sally Magnusson has revealed the five songs on her playlist for life

 
A ​new report reveals the makeup of families is changing and services are not adapting alongside

 
Allan Young explains why over 10,000 children in Scotland living in kinship care are being let down by a system which fails to recognise their needs

 
Stephen Sutton has changed the face of fundraising

 
A new centre for research into the causes and treatments for asthma in Edinburgh is to ensure new treatments reach patients in a third of the time

 
Elspeth Molony explains why it's so important to recognise the symptoms of a mini-stroke