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Meg Ferguson - Inspiring Scotland

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Fund Support Officer- Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Fund

Meg Ferguson

Meg Ferguson

Whilst studying for a law degree, Meg volunteered with Citizens Advice Direct.  This inspired Meg to pursue a masters in Equality and Human Rights as she was keen to explore practical means to tackle inequalities in our society.  After completing her education, Meg worked as a client advisor for the new government agency Social Security Scotland.  This role involved processing claims for Best Start Grant, Best Start Foods and Scottish Child Payment as well as advising and assisting clients over the phone.

Meg is very excited to be joining Inspiring Scotland as a Fund Support Officer for the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Fund.

Meg loves spending her time outdoors and is currently converting a small van into a campervan.

Thrive Outdoors launches new website
12.02.2024

Thrive Outdoors launches new website

The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childminders

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Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference
09.02.2024

Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference

We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024.   This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that many

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The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations
07.02.2024

The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations

The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out…    In my

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