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  • Regulation of Independent Healthcare in Scotland

    Date: 30th August 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    This paper consults on future arrangements for the regulation of independent healthcare in Scotland and seeks views on the definition and scope of independent healthcare services that should be regulated.

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  • New version of Shelter Scotland’s successful classroom kit now available

    Date: 27th August 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    New lesson plans on homelessness and bad housing are now available for Early and First level pupils as part of Shelter Scotland's popular interactive classroom kit.

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  • Thinkuknow website

    Date: 27th August 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Thinkuknow is an education initiative which promotes internet safety for children and young people in the UK.

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  • Budget hits the poorest hardest, says IFS

    Date: 25th August 2010
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Basic Health and Welfare

    The coalition government's first Budget has hit the poorest families hardest, a leading economic think tank has said.

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  • Pay employers to offer Internships

    Date: 17th August 2010
    Category: Respect for the views of the child, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Basic Health and Welfare

    A "non-graduate talent pool" would benefit business and at-risk young people.

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  • Challenger Children's Fund

    Date: 21st July 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The fund offers small-scale financial help for physically disabled young people in Scotland. It will fund anything that is not provided by statutory sources - so that could mean expenditure such as a washing machine, holiday expenses, clothing, computer hardware or specialised adapted equipment.

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  • Family Nurse Partnership programme tests in Edinburgh

    Date: 12th July 2010
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Basic Health and Welfare

    The FNP programme is now being tested in Scotland and is open to all pregnant teenagers (aged 19 and under) having their first baby and living in Edinburgh.

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  • Voluntary Health Scotland Manifesto - Help Us Shape the Agenda

    Date: 12th July 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Voluntary Health Scotland plans to distil the broad aspirations and concerns of the sector into a Manifesto for Health to influence Scotland's political party health agendas in the run-up to the Scottish Elections in May 2011.

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  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme Goes Ahead in Scotland

    Date: 8th July 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The Scottish Government has announced that it is going ahead with the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme, its equivalent of the Vetting and Barring Scheme recently put on ice elsewhere in the UK.

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  • Four Acre Trust - Supporting children's and young people's activities

    Date: 30th June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The Four Acre Trust is inviting registered charities to apply for funding to support activities that give individuals - mainly children and young people - help in making the most of their lives. Eligible activities include: mentoring schemes; youth work in local communities; breaks and holidays for young people; school holiday activity schemes; adventure and other activity/training centres.

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  • Underage Sexual Activity: Meeting the Needs of Children and Young People and Identifying Child Protection Concerns

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Basic Health and Welfare

    Consultation on draft guidance for practitioners working with children and young people to consider what local policy and procedures are required to effectively support those engaged in under-age sexual activity, in particular where there might be a child protection concern. The guidance reflects the principles set out by the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009.

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  • Guidance on promoting young people's social and emotional wellbeing in secondary education

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Basic Health and Welfare

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has published a slideset on Scotland's perspective on NICE public health guidance.

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  • Smoking Prevention Action Plan Report

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    A new report by Health Scotland looks at what works in youth smoking prevention.

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  • Child Protection Guidance

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    New draft guidance to help social workers, police, NHS staff and other professionals improve the protection of children at risk of abuse or neglect has been launched.

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  • Medikidz: imaginative, accessible health information for young people

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Medikidz is a new initiative in health education to help young people better understand their conditions.

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  • Immunisation Scotland website launched

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Immunisation Scotland is a national web resource that provides patients and members of the public with a range of useful information about immunisation in Scotland. The site highlights why immunisation is important, when to immunise, what vaccines are available, and which diseases they protect against.

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  • A Healthier Option: Tuck Shop toolkit and Healthier Vending report

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    The West Glasgow CHCP Child and Youth Health Improvement team has produced two new and innovative reports. The healthier tuck shop toolkit is designed to support youth organisations in assessing their current tuck shop options with a view to promote and encourage healthier vending options for children, young people and families.

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  • New Scots guidelines to promise children greater protection

    Date: 2nd June 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    More children who have been victims of child trafficking or bullying or have been vulnerable to online sexual predators will be considered for the child protection register under new guidelines.

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  • EACH Child and Young Person's Health Matters Campaign

    Date: 28th May 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Over the coming months Action for Sick Children (Scotland) will be campaigning to promote the healthcare rights of children and young people.

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  • Parties challenged on welfare reform

    Date: 8th April 2010
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    by the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform

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