Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Marionville Court Care Home - Scottish Care News

Scots carer struck off for forcing resident to eat causing her to throw up

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A “BULLY” Scots carer has been struck off after forcing a resident with dementia to eat, causing her to throw up. The Scottish Social Services Council’s (SSSC) report listed several incidents involving Susan Jane Worth,...
Josh pictured with fans on bridge - Scottish News

Biker set to cycle Scotland’s coast to raise money for charity researching rare...

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A BIKER who is cycling 5,000 miles around Britain's coastline for charity is set to begin his final leg of the journey around Scotland.Josh Garman is attempting to complete the challenge, which will see...

Dental group flexes eco credentials after saving 164,000 sheets of paper in four months

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Scotland’s largest dental firm introduces paperless patient journeyA NEW sustainability protocol has enabled Scotland’s largest dental group to save the paper equivalent of four trees per month.Around 164,000 forms were completed electronically across Clyde...
Dalrymple Road - Sanitation News UK

Frustrated resident called out after writing brutal message on wheelie bin

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A FRUSTRATED resident has been called out by locals online after writing a brutal message to waste collectors demanding that they “take our f***ing rubbish”.The wheelie bin, on Dalrymple Road in Brockley, south-east London,...
Council leaders in Edinburgh are urging residents to get their covid vaccine - Scottish News

‘Dismay’ in hospitality industry following vaccine passport announcement

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UKHOSPITALITY Scotland have responded with dismay to the First Minister’s announcement that vaccine passports will be required to enter nightclubs and large events.The new mandate means nightclubs, unseated outdoor events with more than 4,000...
James Stephen struck off SSSC | Scottish Carer News

Carer who told resident “I’ll knock your head off your shoulders” struck off

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A SCOTS support worker who chased a resident shouting “come back you f**king b***d or I’ll knock your head off your shoulders" has been struck off.James Stephen was removed from the Scottish Social Services...
Rebekah Sadok is raising awreness of Down Syndrome dental needs

Dundee student’s brother inspires her to raise awareness of dental needs of people with...

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A University of Dundee student, inspired by her brother, has created a website to bring awareness to inequalities in dental treatment for people with Down syndrome. Rebekah Sadok (23) has used illustration, animation and 3D...
Dog vaccination key to wiping out disease

Programme of dog vaccination key to rabies elimination, finds Scottish study

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A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination, according to a Scottish study.New research, led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Imperial College London, published today...

Research shows severely overweight people in Scotland undergo bariatric surgery too late

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A RECENT study has found that patients in Scotland with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery too late.The study, which was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), found that people assessed for...

Greener future for dental group which aims to halve plastic cup usage

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 An equivalent length of 17km of cups a year could be saved through the initiativeSCOTLAND’S largest dental group is launching a new sustainability initiative that hopes to save up to 200,000 plastic cups being...
James Stephen struck off SSSC | Scottish Carer News

Scots carer struck off for pushing elderly resident with dementia to the floor

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A SCOTS carer has been struck off after pushing an elderly resident with dementia to the floor and telling her colleagues to “just leave him there”.Jacqueline Taylor, who worked at Lunan Court Care Home...
Cam Johnston celebrates his second Munro round | Scottish Hill Walking News

Hill walker who was told he almost died in his sleep completes second round...

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A SCOTS hill walker who was told he could have "choked to death" in his sleep from a huge mass in his throat has managed to complete his second round of Munros.Cam Johnston captured...
Scottish Water Top Up Tap Challenge, Your Water Your Life, Race Fitness Head Coach Kieron Ross

Edinburgh’s Tap Trail Inspires New Workout Challenge

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 Edinburgh’s network of distinctive Scottish Water Top up Taps has inspired a new outdoor workout challenge with a difference.Kieron Ross, Head Coach and founder of city-based Race Fitness, has plotted a 15.5 km route...

Students push submit proposals for new urban village in Aberdeen

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PLANS for the creation of a new urban village in Aberdeen have been proposed by final year university architects.The village, is proposed to be created between the harbour and esplanade, in the area between...
Helen Simpson struck off SSSC - Scottish Care News

Scots carer struck off for calling elderly resident a “f***ing stinking b**ch” and refusing...

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A SCOTS carer has been struck off after calling an elderly resident a “f***ing stinking b***h” and refusing another a drink because she would end up “pissing more”. Helen Simpson, who worked at Abbey House...
Culloden Academy | Scottish News

Scots school forced to make U-turn on unisex toilets after backlash

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A SCOTS school has been forced to make a U-turn on their decision to implement unisex toilets after facing backlash from fuming parents and pupils.Culloden Academy in Inverness today returned back to providing separate...
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Scots musician launches fundraiser for trans medical care

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A Scots trans musician has launched a fundraiser for transition medical care after claiming she has not heard back from an NHS referral for over a year.Cam Pickthall was born male but came out...

Student creates inspiring anti-diet embroidered messages and places them around London

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A STUDENT artist has created inspiring anti-diet messages and placed them around London in a bid to help those who experience "fatphobia".Dory Blackmore, from Rochester, Kent, initially started leaving embroidered body positive messages around...
Social Care, Cramond residence gardening project

Pensioners enjoy a summer of horticulture

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GREEN-fingered pensioners at an Edinburgh care home are being treated to a summer full of activities designed to get them interacting with nature.As an antidote to the cold weather and darkness of lockdown, the...
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NHS staff awarded pay rise after their efforts during the pandemic

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NHS MEDICAL and dental staff have been granted a 3% pay rise by the Scottish government.The raise comes at a time to recognise their efforts put into their work during the pandemic.This announcement covers...
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