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 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.
Children’s Health Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament’s appointment of Nicola Killean as the new Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.
Do you know someone special who deserves a very exclusive teddy award? The Scottish Children’s Health Awards exist to celebrate courageous children and young people, and those who are making a difference to their health and wellbeing. Nominations are now open, and you have until 5.00pm on Friday 15 July 2022 to nominate someone special.
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.
Carers Week starts today (7-13 June 2021) with the aim of celebrating and recognising the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers.
A new Children’s Health Challenge which encourages P5-P7 children to learn more about their health and wellbeing and their healthcare rights is set to be piloted by 42 schools and clubs in Scotland from 1st June 2020.
Nominations have opened for the Scottish Children’s Health Awards which have been created to celebrate those who are making a difference to the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. Six specific award categories have been announced and nominations can be made until 5:00pm on 12 July 2020.