This year Children’s Health Scotland is launching the first Scottish Children’s Health Week 2020 #feelinggood that will run from Monday 31 August to Sunday 6 September 2020. The aim of the week is to be a national celebration of children and young people’s health and wellbeing and their right to the best quality healthcare.
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its final Age Appropriate Design Code – a set of 15 standards that online services should meet to protect children’s privacy.
Today we have more great news to share! Our Self-Management Service that supports children and young people with long-term health conditions to cope better with their illnesses has been awarded a £4,827 grant from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.
Our Children and Young People’s Self-Management Service is among 49 projects announced today which are sharing over £5 million of National Lottery funding. All of the projects announced will improve people’s health and wellbeing and help communities to thrive.
A very festive edition of our latest Children’s Health Scotland Magazine is now available to view online.
The Scottish Government has formed an advisory group on healthy body image for children and young people that will identify specific actions to help children and young people achieve a healthy body image.
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.
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.