We are proud and pleased that Children’s Health Scotland’s Self Management Programme has been shortlisted for the award of ‘Project of the Year’. The programme helps children and young people (aged 8-17) with long term conditions to become more emotionally resilient and increase their confidence in a friendly and supportive environment. Could you please spare […]
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This new leaflet provides information about what we do, how we can support parents and carers, and the range of information and resources available. Read leaflet here
In January 2017 we developed a new resource to help professionals and others to engage with their stakeholders a Guide to Engagement with Families – Participation in Practice.
On 15 June Children’s Health Scotland launched our Health Matters for Children and Young People in Kinship Care DVD at an event in Edinburgh. The DVD features kinship carers discussing issues affecting the health outcomes of the children in their care.
Our 3rd self-management programme for children and young people with long term conditions got underway in April. For further information please get in touch with Simita Kumar our Project Officer.
Our Special Smiles project team was delighted to welcome Chief Dental Officer (CDO) Margie Taylor to Castleview School in Stirling on March 15th. The children and staff eagerly showed her how they learnt about healthy eating, oral health care, and reducing anxiety about dental visits by using the dental play resources in the classroom.
We were one of several organisations called to give evidence on 4th March to the Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee on the transition from paediatric to adult health services. Click here to read our written submission. In the roundtable discussion MSPs heard of the lack of coordination, planning, and support that restricts young people […]
Our Parental Access and Family Facilities Survey 2012-13 (1MB) Report was presented at a Reception at Scottish Parliament hosted by Alison McInnes MSP on 9th October. The Report describes the findings arising from 66 NHS wards.
Our Stay Well Lanarkshire Project produced a new leaflet called Talking About My Health Condition aimed at young people with long term health conditions and healthcare and education professionals who work with them. The Project also produced a USB wristband which is available for young people with chronic conditions.