To read the Autumn 2022 CHS Magazine, CLICK HERE. The bumper Autumn edition of the CHS magazine is now available to view online. The Autumn magazine is packed full of great stories, such as celebrating the seven winners of the Scottish Children’s Health Awards 2022 and remembering the fun we all had for Scottish Children’s […]
scottish childrens health awards 2022
The Lifetime Achievement Award isn’t open to public nominations; it’s presented to a health professional who, in the opinions of the judges of the Scottish Children’s Health Awards, has made outstanding contributions to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Iain Horrocks, is insistent that the […]
Eve Mclaren has just started college, studying Animal Care. It’s a massive achievement, but has also been a huge step for her, having been diagnosed with autism and also dyslexia and dyspraxia.
The Children’s Choice Award gives the opportunity for a young person to say “thank you” to someone special in their life; someone who has made a difference to their world. Dennis Hopkins, Headteacher at St Bridget’s Primary School in Kilbirnie, is this year’s winner after a pupil, undergoing cancer treatment, nominated him.
Health-related play is more than just a chance to have fun. It’s a serious business when it comes to children’s health and wellbeing. It can help children physically, mentally, and emotionally and is an essential part of treatment that can help to speed up recovery either in hospital or at home. Theresa Wright is a […]
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 […]
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.
To read the Spring 2022 magazine, CLICK HERE. Our Spring 2022 magazine, which is packed full of great news and features, is now available to download or view online. In this edition, we unveil our My Health, My Rights Conference, which will be an extravaganza of ideas, workshops, and exhibitors. The conference will be hosted […]