Vacancy – Finance Director/Trustee

Birthlink is excited to annouce that we are seeking to appoint a Finance Director to our Board of Trustees to assist us with financial management, financial strategy, reporting and guiding the organisation into the future with a solid financial base. Vacancy - Finance...
Meeting my grandfather……

Meeting my grandfather……

I met my grandfather for the firsttime last summer. He got out of thecar, trembling slightly under theweight of five lost decades. A nervousgrin lit up his face as he embraced mydad, his son, for the first time. As theypulled apart and turned to face us,they could...
Troubled legacy of adoption…

Troubled legacy of adoption…

Troubled legacy of adoption… Legal Adoption in its current form is relatively new. But every society at every time in history has children who are separated, willingly or otherwise, from their immediate parents to be brought up in another family.  In Scotland,...
DNA testing and adoption

DNA testing and adoption

DNA testing and adoption9 Apr 2021 | News Have you considered using DNA testing to assist with identifying family? There are now a host of commercial companies offering ‘genealogy’ DNA test kits which can connect you to your birth family and more distant cousins....
You can find your own Long Lost Family – Dr Gary Clapton

You can find your own Long Lost Family – Dr Gary Clapton

You can find your own Long Lost Family – Dr Gary Clapton We in Birthlink always experience a surge in interest during each series of Long Lost Family, the tenth of which began in January. Presented by Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell, each series has seven...
We’re back in business to help our adopted clients

We’re back in business to help our adopted clients

We’re back in business to help our adopted clients Dr Gary Clapton shares some thoughts about Birthlink’s importance in the lives of its staff. We reopened last month. We’ve missed working alongside each other doing one of the most stimulating and rewarding jobs...