E-learning resource – Children and young people’s healthcare rights

Date: 28th August 2018
Category: Basic Health and Welfare


Children's Health Scotland (CHS) has produced a Children and Young People's (CYP) Healthcare Rights e-learning resource for practitioners in health and social care who work with children and young people. 

CHS has aimed to use their knowledge and expertise as a rights-based organisation to develop this resource in order to help practitioners give further effect to UNCRC articles in their daily practice.

The resource aims to:

  • promote greater understanding of the health rights and needs of children and young people (CYP) and families
  • raise practitioners' awareness of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act) in relation to children and young people's health and wellbeing.
  • assist practitioners pursue a rights-based approach in line with UNCRC principles.


The course should take you approximately 40 mins to complete.

For further information or if you have any queries please email a.wilson@childrenshealthscotland.org.