Equality News Update: Scottish Housing News: Fife hospital tests new model of housing help for homeless patients

Homeless people attending A&E at a Fife hospital are to be given specialist housing advice as part of a ground-breaking service delivered by Shelter Scotland and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

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Equality News Update: BBC News: Work begins on Western Isles’ first mosque

The first mosque to be built in the Western Isles is beginning to take shape.

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Equality News Update: The Scotsman: Claim ‘school isn’t free’ as pupils miss out on subjects due to costs

Article by Scott Macnab
State education in Scotland is no longer free with many pupils “missing out” on key subjects because of the costs they face, MSPs have been told.

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Equality News Update: BBC News: Highest paid Scottish doctors are mainly men

Article by Steven Brocklehurst
Scotland’s top earning senior doctors are overwhelmingly men, BBC research has found.

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Equality News Update: The Guardian: Disabled people struggle to afford food and heating, study says

Article by Frances Ryan
Disabled people are being forced to skip meals and sit in cold homes in a climate of benefit and social care cuts, according to new research.

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Equality News Update: Kingdom FM: Domestic abuse scheme targeting men expanded across Scotland

The Scottish Government is making £2.8m available to councils across Scotland to help combat domestic abuse.

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