Babies and young children need to be watched carefully during hot weather as they can become ill.
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A programme of measures has been put in place to ensure patient safety at the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP). NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) will undertake a detailed assessment of compliance of all building systems which could impact on the safety of patients and staff at the new site.
Following new recommendations published by the Children & Young People’s Mental Health Task Force, Children’s Health Scotland (CHS) is calling for increased investment in children and young people’s mental health services.
We are delighted to publish our new style Children’s Health Scotland Magazine. In this latest edition we proudly welcome award-winning singer and songwriter KT Tunstall as our new Patron.
Ahead of Volunteers’ Week 2019 (1-7 June 2019), Children’s Health Scotland is proud to welcome the award-winning singer and songwriter KT Tunstall as their new Patron.
The Scottish Government is seeking views on how best to incorporate the UN’s ‘gold standard’ for children’s rights into Scots Law and improve the lives of children and young people. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced.
Fostering has the potential to be life-changing for fostered children and young people. It can #changeafuture and Children’s Health Scotland is proud to support Foster Care Fortnight 2019.
To spread news of our work promoting the healthcare rights and needs of children and young people our Development Officer, Anne Wilson, is at the RCPCH Conference and exhibition today.
Children’s Health Scotland welcomes the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 13 to 19 May 2019. Spearheaded by the Mental Health Foundation the week will concentrate on body image – how we think and feel about our bodies.
Children’s Health Scotland, the leading Scottish charity promoting the healthcare rights and needs of children and young people, has announced the appointment of Helen Forrest as its first ever Chief Executive.