Weekly news round up – 09 March 2012

Our news round up has an eclectic range of topics this week. Read on to see what’s been in the papers, on broadcast and online.


  • Politicians lack older people’s trust in independence referendum – Age Scotland
  • Politics Scotland debates the regulation of care (video – 5 mins in) – BBC iPlayer 
  • Stephen Osborne: Six steps to healthier services in Scotland – Scotsman 


  • Four Remploy factories to close in Scotland – STV News


  • Scots failing to recognise  cancer signs – STV News
  • Dementia is next global health “time-bomb” – Telegraph
  • Dementia patient tracker trialled in Dumfries and Galloway – BBC Scotland

Something for the weekend

  • Over 55s get a taste for clubbing – Scotsman

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