Millions of people in Europe with disabilities are still excluded from using basic products and services that are taken for granted by others such as withdrawing money from an ATM, entering a bank, a school, a university or any public building, using the underground etc. Europe needs a strong and ambitious European Accessibility Act but currently it's under threat!
SBH Scotland have been 'bowled over' by the incredibly generous donation from the annual Lynda Weir Memorial Triples Bowling Competition donation of £1062.
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland are delighted to announce that their Chairperson, Dr Margo Whiteford, has been awarded the title of CBE (Commander of the British Empire) as part of the 2017 New Year’s Honours List for her services to charity and health.
And they say nothing ever happens!!! It's just not the case at SBH Scotland. Thanks to our friends at Baby Grand Productions we now have a brilliant film of our families to go along with the Christmas Single generously donated by internationally renowned band, Travis. Quite a busy December.
Due to increased costs and lack of demand we no longer purchase Christmas cards to sell but thanks to JustGiving you can still buy SBH Scotland e-cards and share your message of support to friends and family this Christmas.
Two titans of Scottish rock, Travis and Del Amitri, have come together to release a Christmas charity single, with all proceeds going to Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland.
SBH Scotland are this year's nominated charity for North Lanarkshire Leisure's Christmas Cracker event on Sunday 4th December at Broadwood Stadium.
Due to increased demands for our services we're currently recruiting for 2 members of staff to aid us in our early years and family service provision across Scotland.
A Banchory dad, whose three-month old baby daughter, Bella, has spina bifida and hydrocephalus, is part of a team which raised nearly £1,500 for our specialist charity to help other babies with the same condition.
First held to mark the 50th anniversary of Cumbernauld new town in 2007, the Cumbernauld 10K race is now a popular event on the athletics calendar with over 650 runners registered last year.
5 men (pictured below), including SBH Scotland Board Member Robert Carachi, will be taking on the Sentiero Delle Orobie, a famous Trek in the Italian Bergomo Alps, all in aid of SBH Scotland.
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland are looking for the next Folic Acid Man to be the face of our national health awareness campaign. Do you have what it takes
As soon as Del Amitri fans across the globe heard about the Justin Currie Auction Lot donated to Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland for the Scottish Entertainment and Hospitality Awards they got involved.
Del Amitri frontman Justin Currie visited Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland’s HQ in Cumbernauld to announce his unique auction prize for this year’s Scottish Entertainment and Hospitality Awards.
Folic acid in flour - Ministers ask for advice on next steps.
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) has long advocated folic acid fortification in flour. Our Chief Executive, Andrew H D Wynd, said, “We are happy to hear that Scottish Government are now urging UK Ministers to move the fortification process forward. The recent Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) letter to Health Ministers highlighted serious concerns arising from the delay in fortifying flour so the UK need to be pushing for measures to be put into place to increase the folate status of women. In Scotland it is thought that nearly 50% of pregnancies are unplanned and mother’s to be will not have increased folic acid intake prior to conception. SBH Scotland believe that mandatory fortification will make a significant difference to the many planned and unplanned pregnancies diagnosed with Neural Tube Defects, of which spina bifida is the most common.”