Stop Food Waste Day will be held on 27 April 2022 with the aim of educating and encouraging change. Compass Group US introduced Food Waste Day in 2017 to tackle food waste by working with suppliers, implementing sustainable practices and raising awareness.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so we would like to celebrate by highlighting some of our work helping children and young people at the dentist. Going to the dentist can be a difficult time for many children and young people. It may be scary to enter a new environment with unfamiliar people and […]
Today (10 December 2021) is the 73rd Human Rights Day and inequalities is the theme for this year. Inequalities have fuelled the pandemic and continue to do so.
Eating food which is safe, healthy and nutritious is vitally important for the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Monday 7 June 2021 is World Food Safety Day which is organised by The World Health Organisation(WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. This year’s theme which is safe […]
Care Day 2021 is an international celebration that brings together the Care-Experienced Community, and their allies, to raise awareness about shifting public attitudes, accessing rights, and sparking important discussions. Care Day was first launched in 2015 to mark the one-year anniversary of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill 2014, which committed to strengthening support […]
Our Annual Review and Impact Report for 2019/20, which gives a snapshot of our work over the past twelve months, has been published.
They say laughter is the best medicine and Hearts and Minds’ Clowndoctors and Elderflowers are dispensing it generously. These professional creative artists are helping bring joy and laughter to children in hospital, hospice care and Special Educational Need Schools – and to adults living with dementia in residential care across Scotland. They are worthy winners […]
Today we’re delighted to unveil NHS Fife Development Worker Tara Irvin as a winner of a Scottish Children’s Health Award. Tara has won the Healthcare Rights Award and her story is captured below by journalist and TV presenter Catriona Shearer.
This week is Carers Week (8-14 June) which is an annual event that takes place each year to celebrate the fantastic work of Carers across the UK. This year the theme is ‘Making Caring Visible’, which hopes to help people recognise the contribution that Carers make.
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.