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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.

Christine Duncan believes a new training method can give family members a way to help loved ones battling substance misuse

Nigel Henderson considers what the third sector is doing right as Care Inspectorate results show it's leading in care home provision

Sandra Webster says that carers must be listened to in the independence debate

Duncan Thorp questions whether our health service should continue to be run by the state

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

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

Personal assistant Joanne Liversidge explains why she is excited about self-directed support.

Ellen Hudson, associate director at the Royal College of Nursing Scotland, on the You Can Make A Difference campaign

The #nomakeupselfie rides the social media zeitgeist wave to perfection

The head of policy and public affairs at Marie Curie Cancer Care on why now is the time for a national conversation on death and dying.