Health, cold homes, and fuel poverty: can we prescribe affordable warmth?

The health implications of fuel poverty are well understood and widely accepted.  Health, fuel poverty and cold homes are inextricably linked and the relationship is bi-directional: poor health increases susceptibility to fuel poverty, and fuel poverty can result in poor health.  Certain aspects of medical care also exacerbate the consequences of not being able to […]

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New Year, New Challenges

After the political, social and cultural rollercoaster that was 2016 and the waves of news that crashed upon us almost unrelentingly, the Christmas period and the new year have hopefully given many of us a chance to reflect on events in Scotland and abroad. One mantra that has stood out to us at Shelter Scotland […]

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