As some of you may be aware it is World Hepatitis Day on the 28th of July. Hepatitis remains largely ignored and unknown so it is important to raise awareness of this “silent killer”. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection.
The aim of this conference was to bring together organisations that offered supports to Kinship Carers to raise awareness of the various issues affecting these carers, giving them an opportunity to hear about other services and the supports available to Kinship Carers in that area.
An expert group is to be established to review the powers which are currently available in Scotland to tackle the sale and supply of new psychoactive substances (NPS), commonly known as ‘legal highs’.