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Study to explore impact of distress intervention on suicide

A new study is seeking to understand how a ground-breaking intervention designed to support people in distress has impacted suicidal ideation, suicidal behaviour, and self-harm.

Study to explore impact of distress intervention on suicide

Health visiting study seeks to learn lessons from pandemic

A new £265,000 study led by the University of Stirling is seeking to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected health visiting services across the UK, with a view to improving them in the future.

Health visiting study seeks to learn lessons from pandemic

Stirling-led evaluation recommends roll out of distress intervention across Scotland

A ground-breaking mental health programme designed to support people in distress has been recommended for roll out across Scotland, following a University of Stirling-led evaluation.

Stirling-led evaluation recommends roll out of distress intervention across Scotland

Harmful bacteria survive on wet wipes washed up on beaches, study finds

Harmful bacteria on sewage-associated plastic waste washed up on beaches can survive long enough to pose a risk to human health, new research has found.

Harmful bacteria survive on wet wipes washed up on beaches, study finds

Human Rights expert calls for law change to protect the most vulnerable from cost-of-living crisis

A leading human rights lawyer is calling for a change in the law in order to allow those suffering from fuel, food or housing inadequacies to hold the government to account.

Human Rights expert calls for law change to protect the most vulnerable from cost-of-living crisis