Hospital Services for Young People in Scotland. Better Health, Better Care report (560 kB)
This provides information about what we do and what support, advice and information we can give to those caring for children and young people at times of illness. CHS_General_leaflet (162 KB)
For many years Children’s Health Scotland has promoted play as a way to help children cope with trauma and distressing experiences and so we developed a Health-related Play Box resource which can be used to prepare children for a visit to the hospital. Read more…
HospiChill helps to prepare you for going into hospital. The APP has Tips and Tools to help you relax and loads of helpful exercises you can watch and listen to to keep you feeling calm
Some of the most common questions asked by parents. Questions parents ask (334 kB)
A book to help children with leukaemia (or other forms of cancer) to prepare for treatment, namely chemotherapy, and a stay in hospital.
This booklet will answer some of the questions families may have when a child goes to hospital. It aims to provide information to help them cope better with an unknown or worrying situation. What to expect when your child goes to hospital An audio vers Read more…
This booklet aims to help young people prepare for a hospital visit and answer some of the questions they may have. It also points them to other sources of help and information. You can listen to this guide in MP3 format here: https://www.childrensheal Read more…
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