We provide children, young people and families with appropriate expertise and information to enable them to have equitable access to best quality health services. We are experts in our sector, offering information on the needs and rights of children and young people in hospital, at home or in the community. This meets with: UNCRC Article […]
Children and Young People Health and Wellbeing Services
We offer a range of services to support the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. These include: SMS:F2F A self-management skills programme that we deliver face-to-face to support children and young people living with health conditions. CLICK HERE to find out more SMS:CONNECT An online self-management skills programme that supports children […]
SMS:CONNECT – an online self-management skills programme for children and young people
(Thank you to Digital Bricks for their amazing help in creating this trailer.) Children’s Health Scotland offers an online Self-Management Skills Programme (SMS:CONNECT) for children and young people living with health conditions, particularly those living with long-term health-conditions. What is SMS:CONNECT? SMS:CONNECT is an online Self-Management Skills Programme for children aged 9 to 17 years. Each […]
After the Dental Project, we developed a dental playbox resource for children with additional complex support needs.
The aim of this Project was to enable us to review the play preparation and child-friendly support available for children and their families requiring surgical dental treatment.
Child Friendly Health Check
Our Child Friendly Health Check Project with three Area Co-ordinator posts covering Forth Valley, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and the North of Scotland ran from 2002-2005.
Caring for a Sick Child in Tayside
Assessing the impacts on families when they have a sick child in the home was the aim of this Project which ran from 2006-07. We wanted to find out if there is a different impact on families depending upon whether they lived in an urban or rural area; 54 families took part in the survey. […]
Tayside Child Health Rights
The Tayside Child Health Rights Project (2007 – 2012) promoted the healthcare rights of sick children and young people as well as raising awareness of the needs of young and vulnerable parents and their babies in Tayside. The ‘Child Health Rights What do you Know? Young Parents Speak Out’ DVD was produced which features young […]
West Lothian Child Self-Management
Our West Lothian Managing Me! Child Self-Management Pilot Project ran from February 2013 – March, 2014. The pilot established links and consulted with children, statutory groups, parents/carers groups and the voluntary sector in West Lothian to develop and pilot a self-management programme for younger children (8-12 years) living with a long term health condition. This […]
Stay Well Lanarkshire Self-Management
This was our innovative self-management project which aimed to assist young people with long term conditions to manage their illness and live as full and healthy a life as possible. From 2009-March, 2012 , the project developed and delivered 9 self-management workshop programmes for 51 young people living in Lanarkshire with a long term health […]