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World Mental Health Day takes place on Sunday 10 October 2021 and is an opportunity for us all to consider how we are feeling and how we can reach out to those around us who may be struggling. The theme this year is “Mental Health in an Unequal World”, which emphasises how we each experience […]
Children’s Health Scotland is excited to be delivering face to face sessions again for our Self-Management Service, SMS:F2F. In preparation for in-person sessions, which will be taking place in November and December at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, we have published SMS:F2F COVID-19 guidance to ensure the safety of the children, young people and staff taking […]
The newest edition of the CHS magazine is now available to view online. The Autumn magazine is packed full of great stories, such as celebrating the success of Scottish Children’s Health Week and Awards 2021 and the impact of SMS:CONNECT.
The SMS:HUB is a monthly online meetup for children and young people who have completed one of our 6-week Self-Management Programmes, SMS:CONNECT and SMS:F2F. These sessions are fun, interactive and aim to reinforce skills learned throughout the SMS Programme, to boost self-esteem and confidence, improve communication skills and provide essential peer support so that participants […]
The SMS:CONNECT Programme delivered by Children’s Health Scotland was announced as the winner of the Digital Innovator Self-Management Award at the 2021 Self-Management Awards organised by the ALLIANCE. The Award Ceremony, which was a celebration of all things Self-Management in Scotland, was held online on Wednesday 29 September 2021 and hosted by STV Presenter Laura […]
The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Children’s Health Scotland will take place via zoom on Saturday 30 October 2021 at 11.00am.
Legislation which will lead to increased vital support to more than 19,400 children and young people to help their families heat their homes this winter has been laid in the Scottish Parliament.
Low-income families will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty.
Children and young people aged 12 -15 years old will be offered a dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination from Monday 20 September after Scottish Ministers accepted advice from the four UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs).