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Scottish Government publishes revised Charter of Patient Rights

NHS Scotland Patient CharterThe Scottish Government has published a revised Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities. Every person who accesses NHS services in Scotland has rights about how they access and receive their care. These rights ensure that people are treated safely, fairly and effectively, and with consideration, dignity and respect. The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities […]

Margaret named Self Management Champion of the Year

Margaret Canning was named Self Management Champion of the Year 2019Hearing Link volunteer Margaret Canning has been named the Self Management Champion of the Year by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Margaret from Midlothian was presented with the award at the Self Management Awards ceremony hosted by Alex Neil MSP at the Scottish Parliament on 8th October. Hearing Link supported Margaret after her […]

deafscotland to host mental health summit

deafscotland to host mental health summitdeafscotland is hosting its mental health summit ‘Connect me too’ in Edinburgh later this month (October). The purpose of ‘Connect Us Too’ Summit is to raise awareness about mental health & deafness. deafscotland will be hosting the event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding improving resilience and recognising problems; and most importantly increasing access to […]

Hearing Link volunteer May features in new Humans of Scotland book

May Wood features in 'Humans of Scotland' bookHearing Link volunteer May Wood features in a new e-book called Humans of Scotland produced by The Alliance in Scotland. The book was launched on 25th September at the Edinburgh Storytelling Centre. May attended the launch evening with her son Jamie (pictured right) and Hearing Link’s Volunteer Co-ordinator Alison Coyle. The Humans of Scotland book features […]

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