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 […]
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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.
Care Day is an annual international celebration of the Care Experienced community and this year it takes place today – Friday 21 February 2020. It exists to celebrate and champion all Care Experienced people and this year the theme is Reimagining.
Children’s Health Scotland is pleased to support the findings and recommendations of the Independent Care Review report. The Review calls for a radical overhaul of Scotland’s ‘care system’ and publishes, for the first time, the human and economic cost of the current provision and its failures.
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.
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.