The national Scottish Children’s Health awards have been created to celebrate courageous children and young people and those who are making a difference to their health and wellbeing. There are seven awards in total which were unveiled during Scottish Children’s Health Week (4-10 September 2023). AWARD 1 | William Kilpatrick presented with Young Achiever Award […]
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Children are precious and so are their health and wellbeing. When parents leave their children in the care of practitioners, they also hand over responsibility for their health and wellbeing. The Health and Wellbeing Award recognises an individual or team who has made a difference to the health and wellbeing of a child or young […]
Lynn McSkimming is a play therapist working within the Paediatric Psychology and Liaison Service (PPALS) in the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh. A paediatric nurse for 11 years, she decided to re-train in 2009. She works alongside the Haematology/Oncology service and receives referrals for children who require support following a cancer […]
Today we are pleased to announce the Children’s Wellbeing Team at Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) as the winner of the Health and Wellbeing Award. Their story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
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.