Mind the Health Gap
Mind the Health Gap investigates health inequalities around Scotland in partnership with Greater Govanhill CIC. The 12 month project is funded by the Solutions Journalism Accelerator. Find out more here.
The rescue ship – a solution to the GP crisis?
The Ferret looked into Deep End practices and the ways they have developed to address the challenges faced by the country’s most deprived areas.
What could reduce GP workload and improve healthcare access?
While GP caseloads continue to grow, a number of initiatives spearheaded by health boards, surgeries and charities have sought to try and find solutions.
Scottish GPs call for housing developers to contribute to healthcare
GPs and professional bodies want primary health care infrastructure, including GP surgeries, to be partly funded by housing developers.
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
How a Glasgow women’s football team is tackling cervical cancer screening
Women in their mid to late twenties are most likely to miss their cervical cancer screenings. Now a Glasgow women's football team is hoping to encourage more of them to take the test.
Sowing seeds: the energy advisers fighting to keep people warm this winter
As the energy crisis deepens, Glasgow's South Seeds energy advice service are trying to keep people connected to gas and electricity this winter.
How stark are Scotland’s health inequalities? FFS explains
Ferret Fact Service looks at six indicators of health inequality.
The Ferret receives grant to develop solutions-focused journalism in Scotland
The Ferret, in collaboration with Greater Govanhill, has been awarded a grant to look at health inequalities in Scotland. The Solutions Journalism Accelerator grant aims to support long-term, solutions-focused reporting across the country.