The Fraser of Allander Institute has published an article detailing research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and development.
What do we know about children from England and Wales in secure care in Scotland?
A study by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) has been published by Nuffield Family Justice Observatory relating to English and Welsh children placed in care in Scotland.
Championing SMS:CONNECT on a National Level at The NHS Scotland Event 2022
We are thrilled to be able to get out and about once again and speak in person about our work and the services that we provide here at Children’s Health Scotland! So when we were chosen to present a spotlight session at The NHS Scotland Event 2022 in Aberdeen at P + J Live, we […]
5 Benefits of gardening for children – National Children’s Gardening Week
National Children’s Gardening Week starts this Saturday on 28th May! This event was created by Neil Grant, managing director of Ferndale Garden Centre, and works to support the wonderful Greenfingers charity. It’s all about celebrating the fun, learning and growth which a child can experience even in their own back garden or local green area. […]
SMS:CONNECT wins Digital Innovator Self-Management Award
The SMS:CONNECT Programme delivered by Children’s Health Scotland was announced as the winner of the Digital Innovator Self-Management Award at the 2021 Self-Management Awards organised by the ALLIANCE. The Award Ceremony, which was a celebration of all things Self-Management in Scotland, was held online on Wednesday 29 September 2021 and hosted by STV Presenter Laura […]
Edinburgh health play specialist Audrey wins a national Scottish Children’s Health Award
Today we are pleased to announce that Audrey Mackay, a health play specialist who works at the Borthwick Ward at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh as the winner of the Health-related Play Award. Audrey’s story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
Hospital Paediatrics and Neonatal Rights of the Child Group win a Scottish Children’s Health Award
Today we are pleased to announce that the Hospital Paediatrics and Neonatal Rights of the Child Group at Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS as the winner of the Healthcare Rights Award. Their story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
3D Drumchapel win a Scottish Children’s Health Award for improving life experiences
Today we are pleased to announce 3D Drumchapel as the winner of the Improving Life Experiences Award. Their story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
Lucy is fundraising to support children and young people with long-term health conditions
Lucy (16 years old) who lives in East Lothian is sending an invitation to family, friends, and supporters to attend her fun-filled fundraising event on Saturday 14 August 2021 at Ormiston Bowling Club. Lucy has been working hard on preparing for this fundraiser and has been gifted some fantastic auction prizes including signed shirts and […]
Do you know a healthcare professional, someone special, who deserves a Scottish Children’s Health Award?
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.