When nurse Paul Smith’s children were ill, he was reassured when he was able to call NHS 24 and receive healthcare advice over the phone.
Becoming a mum was always a dream of Pauline Campbell’s, so when she gave birth to baby Ruby that dream came true. But her brave little daughter had health complications, meaning she needed round-the-clock care. Pauline, from Edinburgh, felt alone – but one charity that has helped her family ever since is Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS). Here, Pauline shares her touching story as she backs CHAS’ Urgent Christmas Appeal 2018...
Christmas is traditionally a time for giving. So, what better way to celebrate this wonderful time of year than making a donation to your favourite Scottish charity? Not sure who to pledge cash to this year? We have selected nine of the best charities to help you decide. They each provide a special service to people less fortunate than us, all year round, so spare a thought – and a few pounds – for these good causes at Christmas.
St Andrews Aquarium is hoping for eggcellent Easter after completing huge winter refurbishment project.