Scottish government set to miss its child poverty targets – report

The Scottish government is at risk of missing its own child poverty targets by more than 100,000 children, according to projections from the Resolution Foundation. Westminster austerity measures will put child...

Travellers turned away from GP surgeries despite NHS guidance

Travellers and other vulnerable groups without a fixed address or proof of ID are being turned away from GP surgeries despite NHS guidance that they should be treated, a charity has claimed. The Friends...

Call to tackle ‘catastrophic’ effect of domestic abuse on children

Children affected by domestic abuse should be given priority for health support and school places, according to a report into the personal and financial cost of their experience. The report by domestic...

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