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Huge well done to Folk at the Salmon Bothy, who donated a four figure sum to the Folk in Crisis Support Fund to assist musicians across the north east affected by loss of income due to current restrictions. Find out more about the band and the fund here: bothyfolk.org

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2020

Supporting and Delivering Physical Activity Virtually

On Wednesday 6 May from 10.30 – 12.00, we are hosting a virtual session for Health and Sport SEN members about supporting and delivering physical activity virtually. Organisations have had to ad…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2020

Actify

Actify is an online platform that hosts a range of digital content designed to help people become more active.  You can find out more here: https://www.actify.org.uk/about. Active Scotland are sup…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2020

Reweaving the social fabric after the crisis

The Financial Times, by Andy Haldane 24th April 2020 The lesson is to better recognise all the paid and unpaid contributions citizens make. This article is a part of a series in which the Finan…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2020

Mitigating the wider health effects of covid-19 pandemic response

The BMJ 27th April 2020 Health inequalities are likely to widen without action to support those most vulnerable to the economic and other effects of social distancing measures, argue Margaret D…
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Bulletin Articles
29th April 2020

Covid-19: why we need a national health and social care service

The BMJ 14th April 2020 Neglect of social care during the pandemic shames the UK Covid-19 outbreaks in care homes expose serious inadequacies in social care services across the UK. Data from …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2020

Boris Johnson’s cheery ‘wounded in action’ persona may save…

Independent, by Patrick Cockburn 24th April 2020 Johnson and his lieutenants gained power by exaggerating or inventing threats to UK when it came to Brexit, but now they are facing an all too real p…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2020

UK coronavirus response utterly hypocritical, says UN poverty exp…

The Guardian, by Robert Booth 26th April 2020 Philip Alston says worst aspects of austerity policies 'cannot and will not be undone'. The United Nations’ poverty expert Philip Alston has attack…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2020

Corona Virus and Our Economy

Wellbeing Economies, by Martin Oetting 7th April 2020 A few days ago, I had the chance to catch up with Katherine – one of the two key protagonists in our film – about her thoughts regarding our…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2020

It’s harder to stay sane without sport

Financial Times, by Simon Kuper 23rd April 2020 With events shut down due to coronavirus, some fans have lost the only community they had. The author Hunter S Thompson shot himself in February …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2020

Funeral director launches bereavement support service

STV News, by Catherine Hunter 26th April 2020 Caledonia Cremation has created the helpline with support from Foundation Scotland. A charity-run funeral director has launched an emotional support …
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Senscot Bulletin
24th April 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 24.04.20

Leading journal of medical professionals, the Lancet, has produced a review, based on research evidence, of the potential psychological impact of the present lockdown.  This 150-word summary identifi…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd April 2020

COVID-19 – A Framework for Decision Making – Foreword

The emergence of the COVID-19 virus is the biggest global challenge that humanity has faced for generations. Internationally, we have seen people and governments across the globe face similar challeng…