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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 has given up alcohol for a year; in honour of Alcohol Awareness Week, she reflects on six months sober

Andrew Strong believes human rights should be at the heart of health and social care in Scotland

Theresa Fyffe is calling on the third sector to support RCN Scotland's campaign for longer-term funding for projects that tackle health inequalities

Sue Scotland believes the third sector can help create some of the digital technology that will transform health care

Elaine Chalmers explains why professionals still have much to learn about how to ensure children's lives aren't blighted by bullying

Never before have older people made up as large a proportion of our population as they do today says chief executive of Age Scotland, Brian Sloan

Jan Savage calls on politicians do continue to engage voters with learning disabilities following a groundbreaking referendum campaign

Getting support as you grow older

Ian Welsh is chief executive, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Ian McWhirter explains why the ice-bucket challenge is so important to MND Scotland