The Scottish Government is seeking 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. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced.
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Fostering has the potential to be life-changing for fostered children and young people. It can #changeafuture and Children’s Health Scotland is proud to support Foster Care Fortnight 2019.
To spread news of our work promoting the healthcare rights and needs of children and young people our Development Officer, Anne Wilson, is at the RCPCH Conference and exhibition today.
Children’s Health Scotland welcomes the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 13 to 19 May 2019. Spearheaded by the Mental Health Foundation the week will concentrate on body image – how we think and feel about our bodies.
Children’s Health Scotland, the leading Scottish charity promoting the healthcare rights and needs of children and young people, has announced the appointment of Helen Forrest as its first ever Chief Executive.
This new Scottish Government guidance aims to support disabled children, young people and their families by signposting to relevant information and organisations. Best of all it’s all in one place.
What does the 2018 EACH Resolution say about avoiding pain, fear and stress for children and young people using health services? Read our recent newsletter to find out more.
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Children’s Health Scotland (CHS) has produced a Children and Young People’s (CYP) Healthcare Rights e-learning resource for practitioners in health and social care who work with CYP.
At our recent conference we asked, ‘how do we overcome the challenges to equality in child health services?’. We gathered a host of speakers undertaking some of this work, they set out what they do, and why they do it. Professor Steve Turner, RCPCH Officer for Scotland, the event chair, took up Dr Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer’s challenge, urging everyone to lead on best practice. Find out what was said.