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NHS Health Scotland reports on Universal Basic Income

NHS Health Scotland has published its latest Inequality Briefing, setting out recent discussions on Universal Income policies and how they can impact upon health inequalities. The briefing highlights the arguments for and against Universal Basic Income, and considers...

Are you ‘Awards Aware’?

The Awards Network is a forum of providers of youth work awards (including Saltire Awards) which provide non-formal learning opportunities for young people. Its members work together to raise awareness of the range and impact of youth work awards that accredit...

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NHS Health Scotland
We work with NHS Health Scotland to support their engagement with the third sector. We’ve worked particularly on engaging the third sector on the integration of health and social care and on the sector contribution to tackling health inequalities. Read More
Making Quality Count
This programme aimed to embed a sustainable approach to quality improvement enabling the TSIs to improve their services to their clients and member organisations and ultimately achieve better outcomes with their communities. Read More
The Third Sector ‘Getting It Right For Every Child’ project is a unique Public Social Partnership (PSP) between Barnardo’s Scotland, Voluntary Action Scotland and the Improvement Service, with support from other third sector partners. Read More
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The Saltire Awards is the Scottish Government's national youth volunteering awards

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An example of the work of TSIs in local communities across Scotland