The BBC is reporting that a new study by the University of Stirling has found that there are significant differences in referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for suicidal children and young people.
With less than a week to go until Scotland’s local council elections, Children’s Health Scotland is proud to be part of a group of Scottish young people and organisations that have signed an open letter to council election candidates, calling for youth voices and concerns to be heard.
Today we are pleased to announce that seven-year-old Emily Donn from Renfrewshire as a winner of a Young Achiever Award. Emily’s story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
Today we are pleased to announce the Children’s Wellbeing Team at Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) as the winner of the Health and Wellbeing Award. Their story is captured below by journalist and TV Presenter Catriona Shearer.
We are thrilled that our SMS:CONNECT Service has received £56,000 funding from the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland Self-Management Fund .
Carers Week starts today (7-13 June 2021) with the aim of celebrating and recognising the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers.
Today we are joined by Children’s Health Scotland’s Ambassador, Rory Crawford, for another #StoryWithRory! In celebration of Burns Night, Rory is reading ‘Rabbie’s Rhymes’ from publishers Itchy Coo Books; an illustrated children’s book with verses from some of Robert Burns’ most loved poems.
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 […]
A child’s right to the best possible healthcare (UNCRC 24) does not disappear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest Autumn 2019 edition of our Children’s Health Scotland Magazine is now available to view online. The magazine is packed full of articles and features that focus on the healthcare needs and rights of children and young people.