Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

The alarming scale of drug-related deaths in Scotland has again been laid bare. 1,330 people lost their lives last year — nine fewer people than in 2020. The Scottish Government believes this is something of a victory. Its press release “welcomed an end to seven annual increases in drug deaths”. I doubt the loved onesContinue reading “Scotland’s drug deaths crisis”

To those bravely battling epilepsy – the P&J

It’s National Epilepsy Week 2022. Until the 29th of May, charity Epilepsy Scotland is raising awareness of the condition and communicating the positive message that people can ‘Excel with Epilepsy’. When I noticed this campaign on social media, I was delighted to see it. Epilepsy has a special resonance in my life because two people close toContinue reading “To those bravely battling epilepsy – the P&J”