A new Children’s Health Challenge which encourages P5-P7 children to learn more about their health and wellbeing and their healthcare rights is set to be piloted by 42 schools and clubs in Scotland from 1st June 2020.
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We are seeking very special people (or teams) who have made or are making the difference to the lives of children. We are also seeking children who have shown strength and determination and kept going with their treatment, when it might have been so much easier to give up.
With current lockdown conditions it has been difficult to keep the voices of families and carers at the forefront of the delivery of the Social Work Programme at Edinburgh Napier University.
A child’s right to the best possible healthcare (UNCRC 24) does not disappear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children’s Health Scotland provides training directly to Kinship Carers which we can deliver FREE OF CHARGE thanks to our funding from the Scottish Government and other trusts and foundations.
As this month is Stress Awareness Month we asked Michelle, our Children’s Health and Wellbeing Officer based in Tayside to give us a little more insight into her work and how she is adapting during a very stressful COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.