Meet BEAR who is a close relative of our logo bear. BEAR was hibernating in anticipation of Scottish Children’s Health Week but has decided that now Spring has sprung it is the right time to wake up and take part in some special activities during this stay at home period.
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In these unprecedented times, Children’s Health Scotland is still here and open for all children, young people, families and carers who need our help.
My name is Laura Smith and I have just started as the new Head of Children’s Health and Wellbeing Services at Children’s Health Scotland.
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and scared by everything you’re hearing about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) right now.
Do you work in the children’s health and wellbeing sector? Then put the date in your diary and BOOK NOW to catch the Early Bird price of £63pp for the forthcoming Children’s Health Scotland Conference 2020 | Feeling Good.
Nominations have opened for the Scottish Children’s Health Awards which have been created to celebrate those who are making a difference to the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. Six specific award categories have been announced and nominations can be made until 5:00pm on Friday 2 July 2020.
Leading doctors across Britain have said that the UK is at risk of “lagging behind” other European countries when it comes to child health. A new report entitled State of Child Health (SOCH) published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has indicated that our nation is “in danger of failing a […]
A new organisation aimed at driving change to fully implement children’s human rights was launched on the 28 February 2020. The Observatory is a collaborative of Scottish organisations working to drive implementation of children’s human rights in Scotland, with local impact and global learning.
Every year, Together publishes the State of Children’s Rights in Scotland report which aims to monitor implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in Scotland. The latest report highlights that children in Scotland are being deprived of their human rights on a daily basis.
SQA is seeking input into the development of a proposed new Professional Development Award (PDA) in the area of Health-related Play Specialists. To help them establish the need for a PDA they would appreciate if you can complete a short survey.