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 […]
health and wellbeing award
ECHC Children’s Wellbeing Team win a national Scottish Children’s Health Award
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.
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.