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Advocacy project aims to help the vulnerable.

Advocacy plan for adults

A project is underway that aims to ensure adults in the region can access services that help them have a stronger voice and gain more control over their lives.

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SNP's Emma Harper

Support for trauma scheme

SNP MSP Emma Harper welcomed the announcement made by Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP for more support for front line workers responding to psychological trauma.

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Robert Barker with his daughter Katie.

MSP welcomes access to medicines debate

A man whose life has been extended with a specialist drug not available on the NHS has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to consider a new system of negotiation with drug companies.

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Helping to raise awareness can lead to early diagnosis.

Raising awarenss of bowel cancer

To mark Volunteers’ Week, which runs until Friday, Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer are encouraging local work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of Scotland’s second biggest cancer killer.

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