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 […]
healthcare rights award
The Healthcare Rights Award recognises a person or team who has taken significant steps to advance the health rights of children and young people in relation to the UNCRC, in school, at hospital or in the community. Our winner is Juliet Harris.
Laura Stewart is a Children’s Rights Officer for Aberdeenshire Council and works with care experienced children and young people. She often says that she has the best job in the world. “I love it. We are a small team who work alongside children and young people ensuring they know about their rights and that adults […]
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.
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.