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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.

Adi Newman felt dejected after losing his job but now the voluntary group he set up is a big part of the community.

Third sector organisations want to see a much bigger role for the sector

Scottish people are healthier than ever before, unless they are poor, argues Ian Welsh, chief executive of the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

Out of the ashes of the welfare state, a more modern enabling state is emerging, suggests Jenny Brotchie, policy officer at the Carnegie UK Trust.