Hooray, it’s Playday 2022 (3 August). Coordinated in Scotland by our friends at Play Scotland, this year the theme is All to play for – building play opportunities for all children.
126 Scottish organisations unite against the Rights Removal Bill and ask UK Government not to scrap the Human Rights Act
On the 1st of July 2022, Children’s Health Scotland was one of 125 representatives from across Scotland’s third-sector that united in their condemnation of the UK Government’s Rights Removal Bill.
Our Seasonal Summer 2022 edition of the CHS magazine is available to read NOW
To read the Summer 2022 magazine, CLICK HERE! Our CHS Summer 2022 magazine, which is packed full of great news and features, is now available to download or view online. In this edition, we feature the much-anticipated return of the Scottish Children’s Health Awards for 2022! There are seven awards once again, including the newly […]
Take the pledge to #StopFoodWaste this April
Stop Food Waste Day will be held on 27 April 2022 with the aim of educating and encouraging change. Compass Group US introduced Food Waste Day in 2017 to tackle food waste by working with suppliers, implementing sustainable practices and raising awareness.
Tickets are now on sale for the My Health My Rights Conference
Are you involved with children and young people in the health and wellbeing sector? Then we invite you to attend our My Health, My Rights Conference on Friday 9 September 2022 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh. The conference is all about sharing ideas, research, experiences, and good practice in relation to the health […]
We want young carers to be visible and valued – Carers Week 2021
Carers Week starts today (7-13 June 2021) with the aim of celebrating and recognising the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers.
Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow
Eating food which is safe, healthy and nutritious is vitally important for the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Monday 7 June 2021 is World Food Safety Day which is organised by The World Health Organisation(WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. This year’s theme which is safe […]
Primary School Children Virtually Learn about Health-related Play
This week we hosted a virtual Health-related Play Box Workshop with children from the Primary 1b class at Battlefield Primary School in Glasgow. The workshop was packed full of fun, health-related, and educational play activities and, despite the barriers caused by lockdown restrictions, demonstrated how much children are adaptable and enjoy learning through play.
Substantial gap remains in early mental health support for young people, warn MSPs
A Scottish Parliament Committee has warned that more needs to be done to ensure that children and young people who need help with their mental health can access support at the earliest opportunity.
Children’s Health Scotland is ‘Making Caring Visible’ this Carers Week
This week is Carers Week (8-14 June) which is an annual event that takes place each year to celebrate the fantastic work of Carers across the UK. This year the theme is ‘Making Caring Visible’, which hopes to help people recognise the contribution that Carers make.