Our work to support the health and wellbeing of children and young people with long-term health conditions was honoured yesterday (20 September 2023) at the annual Self Management Awards, organised by the ALLIANCE.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a health professional who has made outstanding contributions to the health and wellbeing of children and young people during their working life. Our winner is Dr Patricia Jackson who is pictured receiving her award at the recent Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2023.
The Young Achiever Award recognises a child or young person who has shown great determination and courage in their life – and our winner, William Kilpatrick, from Glasgow, is a shining example.
The Children’s Choice Award recognises someone who has made a significant difference to a child or young person undergoing treatment in hospital, at home or in the community. It’s a “thank you” in recognition of the difference they’ve made to a child’s world. Our winner for this category of the Scottish Children’s Health Awards is […]
The Improving Life Experiences Award recognises the commitment and expertise of those who have made a significant difference to improving life experiences of a child or young person. Our judges were looking for nominees who have made a difference to the confidence and resilience of a child or young person, to help them deal with […]
For the first time foster and kinship carers across Scotland will receive at least a standard national allowance to support them in caring for the children and young people they look after. Funded by £16 million from the Scottish Government, the new Scottish Recommended Allowance will benefit more than 9,000 children.
The Health-Related Play Award recognises a special individual, or team, who has made a significant difference to a child’s life through health-related play. This difference could have been achieved in school, at hospital or in the community. Our winner is Joyce Nolan.
Children’s Health Scotland, Scotland’s leading children’s health charity, believe that every child has the right to the best possible health. To support this belief the charity is excited to announce their new My Health, My Rights Campaign, launched on the first day of Scottish Children’s Health Week 2023 (4-10 September 2023).
The Scottish Government has published an updated version of the National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland. The guidance describes the responsibilities and expectations for all involved in protecting children and will support the care and protection of children.
The Fraser of Allander Institute has published an article detailing research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and development.