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 […]
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SMS:CONNECT Service receive £56,000 funding from the ALLIANCE Self-Management Fund
We are thrilled that our SMS:CONNECT Service has received £56,000 funding from the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland Self-Management Fund .
Three Reasons Why You Should #WalkThisMay
May is National Walking Month and Living Streets, the charity behind this campaign, is encouraging everyone to #WalkThisMay! At Children’s Health Scotland we know that walking is good for us for so many reasons. It can help us stay physically fit, help prevent illnesses, and the fresh air and time in nature is a great […]
Do you have school age children?
*UPDATE 30.11.2020: Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately the Focus Groups are now full. Please keep an eye on our website and social media for future opportunities.* If you have school age children then we would really like you to take part in an online focus group about the design and development of a mental […]
We need the help of all school staff to develop a Professional Learning Resource in Mental Health & Wellbeing
Children’s Health Scotland is keen to hear from people working in all roles within primary and secondary schools, including support staff, teaching and management, regarding the design and development of a Professional Learning Resource in Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Clowndoctors and Elderflowers win Health-Related Play Award
They say laughter is the best medicine and Hearts and Minds’ Clowndoctors and Elderflowers are dispensing it generously. These professional creative artists are helping bring joy and laughter to children in hospital, hospice care and Special Educational Need Schools – and to adults living with dementia in residential care across Scotland. They are worthy winners […]
Save the date for Scottish Children’s Health Week 2020 #feelinggood
This year Children’s Health Scotland is launching the first Scottish Children’s Health Week 2020 #feelinggood that will run from Monday 31 August to Sunday 6 September 2020. The aim of the week is to be a national celebration of children and young people’s health and wellbeing and their right to the best quality healthcare.
Children’s Health Scotland awarded £4,827 from Scottish Children’s Lottery
Today we have more great news to share! Our Self-Management Service that supports children and young people with long-term health conditions to cope better with their illnesses has been awarded a £4,827 grant from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.
Healthy Body Image for Children and Young People Advisory Group
The Scottish Government has formed an advisory group on healthy body image for children and young people that will identify specific actions to help children and young people achieve a healthy body image.
Improvements to facilities for young people, access to education, and information for children and families highlighted as key recommendations in latest Children in Hospital Survey
The latest Children in Hospital Survey 2018-19 which takes an in depth look at the provision of parental visiting, family facilities and ward procedures in Scottish hospitals that admit children and young people has been released by Children’s Health Scotland.