“It has been a very challenging year for Children’s Health Scotland, a year in which there has never been a greater need for the children and young people we serve to be able to exercise their rights to good health, education, and wellbeing.” Professor Richard Olver, Chair, Children’s Health Scotland
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a health professional who has made outstanding contributions to the health and wellbeing of children and young people during their working life. Our winner is Dr Patricia Jackson who is pictured receiving her award at the recent Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2023.
The Young Achiever Award recognises a child or young person who has shown great determination and courage in their life – and our winner, William Kilpatrick, from Glasgow, is a shining example.
The Children’s Choice Award recognises someone who has made a significant difference to a child or young person undergoing treatment in hospital, at home or in the community. It’s a “thank you” in recognition of the difference they’ve made to a child’s world. Our winner for this category of the Scottish Children’s Health Awards is […]
The Improving Life Experiences Award recognises the commitment and expertise of those who have made a significant difference to improving life experiences of a child or young person. Our judges were looking for nominees who have made a difference to the confidence and resilience of a child or young person, to help them deal with […]
For the first time foster and kinship carers across Scotland will receive at least a standard national allowance to support them in caring for the children and young people they look after. Funded by £16 million from the Scottish Government, the new Scottish Recommended Allowance will benefit more than 9,000 children.
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 […]
The Health-Related Play Award recognises a special individual, or team, who has made a significant difference to a child’s life through health-related play. This difference could have been achieved in school, at hospital or in the community. Our winner is Joyce Nolan.
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).
Welcome to Day 3 of Scottish Children’s Health Week 2022. Today, our theme is #BeCalm Sometimes we can all struggle to manage our emotions. As part of our Self-Management Service Programmes, we talk a lot about the importance of relaxation and how to manage stress through different techniques and tips. So, let’s look together at […]