The latest Children in Hospital Survey 2018-19 which takes an in depth look at the provision of parental visiting, family facilities and ward procedures in Scottish hospitals that admit children and young people has been released by Children’s Health Scotland.
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Children’s Health Scotland supports Care Experienced Week 2019 – a week that runs from 18 to 25 October 2019 and celebrates children and young people who are currently experiencing or have left formal care.
A new Bill has been proposed by Johann Lamont MSP that is designed to improve outcomes for children and young people with a disability in the transition to adulthood. It aims to ensure every disabled child with an impairment or long-term health condition has a right to a Transition Plan.
Children at the Royal Hospital for Children (RHC) in Glasgow who are about to be anaesthetised can take their pick of a range of toys and books from Buzz Lightyear to a ‘Where’s Wally’ book in the anaesthetic room.
A new national three-year 2020-23 Children’s Health Strategy has been launched by Children’s Health Scotland at its Annual General Meeting – held on Saturday 12 October 2019 at its national headquarters in Leith, Edinburgh. With the identification of five new Key Priority Areas, the strategy firmly focuses on the healthcare needs and rights of all […]
The latest Autumn 2019 edition of our Children’s Health Scotland Magazine is now available to view online. The magazine is packed full of articles and features that focus on the healthcare needs and rights of children and young people.
Children’s Health Scotland has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Children’s Health Scotland receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00 in the UK. This rate is significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.21 per hour.
Children’s Health Scotland is delighted to be announced as a finalist in the Voluntary Health Scotland (VHS) Annual Conference 2019 Poster Competition.
The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Children’s Health Scotland will be held as follows:
Our 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 has now been submitted.