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We're recruiting - Join our team!

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.

Baby Bella inspires family to raise £1,500 in Kiltwalk

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.

Cumbernauld 10K celebrates 10 years with SBH Scotland

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.

Trekkers tackle the Italian Alps for SBH Scotland

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.

Could you be the new Folic Acid Man?

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

Del Amitri Fans boost donations to SBH Scotland

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.

Justin Currie pledges his support to SBH Scotland

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.

Are Scotland taking the next step?

Folic acid in flour - Ministers ask for advice on next steps.

Folic Acid Fortification Update

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.”

We're recruiting for a Family Support Worker

We have a great opportunity for a Family Support Worker to join our Stronger Links: Stronger Families Project. The post is home Based covering Edinburgh / Lothian / Fife / Borders.

Rebecca Cottage wins award

Rebecca Cottage has been awarded the 'Rod McFarlane Award for 2015' by Angus Access Panel.

New vacancy for Family Support Worker

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland are now recruiting for a new Family Support Worker to be part of their Stronger Links: Stronger Families Project.

SBH Scotland launches yearlong campaign to mark 50th birthday

Specialist charity, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland), formerly Scottish Spina Bifida Association, is celebrating its 50th year of support and advocacy for people across the country affected by these lifelong, complex conditions.

Italian restaurant, Sarti, donates £1 from every bill to charity in October

Grazie Italia! Sarti supports Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland

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