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  • ‘Childhood Obesity Strategy – Fundamentally Lacking in Strategy’

    Date: 7th September 2016
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Nourish Scotland

    The UK's Childhood Obesity Strategy was launched last week - in response, Nourish Scotland's Advocacy Manager Elli Kontorravdis has written a new blog article outlining where and why the strategy has fallen short of expectation for children in Scotland and the UK.

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  • A rights-based approach to second-hand smoke: blog

    Date: 27th July 2016
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: ASH Scotland

    ASH Scotland have written a blog for the Commissioner's Office. The blog is a useful resource for protecting children from the effects of second-hand smoke and why this matters from a rights perspective.

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  • 10 Years of GUS – new publications

    Date: 13th October 2015
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, General principles
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    On the 6th October 2015, GUS held an anniversary event to celebrate 10 years of GUS and to reflect on what research findings have shown. Two reports have been published; the first on key messages to tackle inequalities in the early years, the second on comparing the circumstances and experiences of children living in Scotland.

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  • The United Nations Universal Periodic Review -A Guide for NGOs in Scotland

    Date: 16th September 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Human Rights Consortium Scotland

    The Human Rights Consortium Scotland and the Glasgow University Law in Action initiative have collaborated to provide a Guide on the UN's 'Universal Periodic Review' of the UK's human rights record.

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  • ‘Bullying: a guide for parents and carers’

    Date: 10th June 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Respectme

    Respectme has launched a new resource which aims to give adults the practical skills and confidence to support children and young people, and to deal with bullying behaviour.

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  • Policy briefing on young carers’ rights

    Date: 10th June 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

    The latest policy briefing published by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP) outlines how the rights of young carers can be safeguarded in Scotland.

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  • Improving outcomes: first Doran e-Newsletter published

    Date: 13th May 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has recently published the first edition of the Doran e-Newsletter, which aims to bring people up to speed with developments affecting children and young people with complex additional support needs.

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  • Revising ‘Scotland's National Performance Framework’: briefing update

    Date: 13th May 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: ScotLink

    This briefing is offered as a contribution to the current review of the National Performance Framework, and is the result of collaboration between some of Scotland's leading civil society organisations.

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  • National Framework for Child Protection: Learning and Development

    Date: 29th April 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: WithScotland

    The purpose of the National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development is to set out a common set of skills and standards for workers to ensure the delivery of a consistently high standard of support to children and young people across the country.

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  • Children in Scotland members briefing: CYP Bill & named persons

    Date: 18th February 2014
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Children in Scotland

    Children in Scotland has produced a members briefing concerning the Named Person section (Part 4) of the proposed Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill.

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  • Administration of medicines in schools research

    Date: 1st October 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People

    Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People has published new research on the administration of medicines in schools.

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  • New Health Inequalities content on the maternal and early years website

    Date: 20th August 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: NHS Health Scotland

    NHS Health Scotland has added new content to the Maternal and Early Years website highlighting the causes and impact of health inequalities on 12 areas of a child's life between 0-8 years and how the early years workforce can help address them.

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  • NCB (UK): Early Support for children and young people

    Date: 23rd July 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: National Children's Bureau

    A series of films addressing the questions that every young person has at some point wanted to ask, has been made freely available online by Early Support.

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  • SCRA launches new products for children and young people

    Date: 28th June 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

    The Scottish Children's Report Administration (SCRA) has introduced two new products for children and young people: a 'Going to Court' film and a magazine called 'The Zone'.

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  • NCB (UK): Getting children involved in shaping local health services

    Date: 28th June 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: National Children's Bureau

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB) is launching a new resource for local Healthwatch bodies, designed to help them harness the experiences of young users of the health and social care systems.

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  • SCRA introduces new information leaflets for children and young people

    Date: 25th June 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

    The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA) has introduced new information leaflets and has revised existing materials for children and young people to ensure that they are compliant with the Children's Hearing (Scotland) Act 2011.

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  • Eurochild's Advocacy Strategy on child poverty and well-being

    Date: 23rd June 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: European Commission

    The European Commission's Recommendation on Investing in Children was adopted in February 2013, and an Advocacy Strategy is now available to help implement it.

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  • NHS Education for Scotland launches Foetal Alcohol Harm e-learning resource

    Date: 20th June 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Children in Scotland

    NHS Education Scotland has recently launched our nation's first on-line course on Foetal Alcohol Harm and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FAS/FASD).

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  • How Safe Are Our Children?

    Date: 29th April 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: NSPCC

    A report has been produced by the NSPCC Strategy Unit, compiling the most up-to-date child protection data that exists for each of the four nations in the UK.

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  • Eurochild publishes report "Breaking the cycle of Roma exclusion"

    Date: 12th April 2013
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Eurochild

    To mark International Roma Day (8th April 2013), Eurochild published the report "Breaking the cycle of Roma exclusion - The situation of Roma children & promising practices that promote children's rights and well-being".

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