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Forth Bridge Abseil

Sunday 11th October

ARE YOU UP FOR IT? 😱 Abseil 165ft from the iconic Forth Bridge on 11th October and help people in Scotland do more than survive, help them really live! 👏 ROPE in your pals and tick this amazing experience off your bucket list.☑️

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Incurable Heart Disease on the Rise in Scotland

During Heart Awareness Month, we are calling for more investment in support to be made available to people diagnosed with heart failure as NHS figures reveal increasing numbers of people – almost 48,000 – are living with the devastating disease in Scotland.

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Midway Milestone Sees Scotmid Raise £130,000

A charity partnership aimed at helping individuals who have suffered a stroke to ‘survive and thrive’ marked its midway milestone today, Friday 21st February.

Scotmid Co-operative, Scotland’s largest independent co-operative and charity Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, celebrated the occasion with a giant heart to highlight the £130,000 that has been raised to date thanks to Scotmid’s kind-hearted customers, employees and members.

Scotmid Milestone

Right to Rehab

Today on World COPD day we’re highlighting the massive increase of people living with this incurable lung condition – 26% more than in 2011.

We estimate that 60,000 people can’t get the rehab they need to live life to the full. We’re calling on the Scottish Government to create a Right to Pulmonary Rehab to give everyone the best chance.

Sign our #RightToRehab petition now.
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Health Defence Scotland – For Healthier Lives

People in some parts of Scotland are dying too soon because of poor health. We want to change that. It is never too late to improve your health. We can help you do it. Find out more about Health Defence Scotland.
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Talk With Me!

It is for people after a stroke who have a communication difficulty called Aphasia. Aphasia means that it may be difficult to speak, understand speech, read or write.

Talk with me uses symbols, images and photographs to help with conversation and basic communication. It is free to download for Apple & Android devices.

Talk With Me app

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