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  • Options to increase Mother and Baby Unit capacity

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: Health and health services

    Closing date: 31st May 2022

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  • Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: Health and health services

    Closing Date: 16th May 2022

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  • Opportunity to develop sexual health and relationship guidance and resources

    Date: 7th April 2022
    Category: Health and health services

    Care Experienced young people are invited to design and create new guidance and resources for professionals and carers to better support Care Experienced people navigate their relationships and sexual health.

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  • Bairns’ Hoose (Scottish Barnahus) standards engagement work

    Date: 17th December 2021
    Category: Health and health services

    Closing date: 1st December 2021 – 31st January 2022

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  • Statutory Guidance for Assessment of Wellbeing

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Health and health services

    Closing date: 4th February 2022

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  • NHS Grampian looks for children to support creation of its GutFeel app

    Date: 17th September 2021
    Category: Health and health services, Mental health

    NHS Grampian is developing digital health and wellbeing resources for young people. The board was awarded an SBRI competition to develop digital interventions to support psychological services, particularly those experiencing functional gastro-intestinal disorders. As such, NHS Grampian would like young people to participate in the design of the app.

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  • A National Care Service for Scotland

    Date: 23rd August 2021
    Category: Health and health services, Mental health

    Closing date: 2nd November 2021

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  • New data shows children and young people’s mental health referrals have doubled after lockdowns

    Date: 30th July 2021
    Category: Mental health, Health and health services

    NHS England has published new data that shows that referral cases for children and young people for mental health services have hit a record high as they doubled throughout the pandemic.

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  • New research report: ‘How do young people learn about sex?'

    Date: 23rd April 2021
    Category: Health and health services, UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimin

    Sex education relates to gender inequality, as the ways we learn about consent, pleasure and desire can be gendered and adhere to gendered stereotypes. It is for this reason, Zero Tolerance heard from 118 young people aged 18–25, on how they learnt about sex as teenagers.

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  • New policy brief on access to education, healthcare and housing for children and families in 2020

    Date: 1st March 2021
    Category: Child poverty, Social security and childcare, Mental health, Health and health services

    Eurofound has published a new policy brief which presents evidence of some of the changes that children and families have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. It considers access to education and healthcare, caring responsibilities, mental health and housing security.

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  • Children’s Health Scotland launches its manifesto

    Date: 12th February 2021
    Category: Health and health services, Basic Health and Welfare

    The Manifesto sets out six key priority calls for change, informed by the views of children, young people, families and professionals. The main focus is on improvements to facilities and services to improve the health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families.

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  • My Support, My Choice report now available

    Date: 9th December 2020
    Category: Children with disabilities, Mental health, Health and health services, Social security and childcare

    The report includes evidence, analysis and recommendations to improve social care in Scotland following COVID-19.

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  • New report on the impact of COVID-19 on children in Europe

    Date: 9th December 2020
    Category: COVID-19, Mental health, Health and health services, School exclusions, Child poverty

    The report shines a light on how children of 25 European countries have been impacted by the pandemic and national lockdowns. It builds on data collected by Eurochild up to September 2020, and presents recommendations to improve public policies.

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  • Supporting care leavers in Scotland during the pandemic and beyond

    Date: 19th November 2020
    Category: Social security and childcare, Mental health, Child poverty, Health and health services, COVID-19, Recreation, play and cultural activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    COVID-19 has exacerbated the precariousness of many care leavers’ situations, and amplified the inconsistencies that exist in relation to support and services. This briefing highlights some of the key issues alongside several recommendations. 

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  • State of Child Health 2020 report published

    Date: 19th November 2020
    Category: Health and health services, Mental health, Incorporation, Child poverty

    The report compares available Scottish data for 2020 versus 2017 to monitor trends in child health outcomes. The report makes a range of policy recommendations to support Scottish Government in fulfilling its 2030 child poverty and childhood obesity targets.

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  • Complete the CONUNDRUM survey here

    Date: 10th July 2020
    Category: Health and health services

    This survey for 16-24-year olds aims to improve condom and contraceptive services and support in Scotland. It hopes to better understand why young people in Scotland do or don’t use condoms and contraception for sexual intercourse.

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  • Children in Hospital Survey 2018-19 has been released

    Date: 19th November 2019
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Health and health services

    The survey takes an in depth look at the provision of parental visiting, family facilities and ward procedures in Scottish hospitals that admit children and young people.

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  • Children’s Health and Wellbeing – Horizon Scanning Review

    Date: 17th April 2019
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Health and health services, Right to life, survival and development

    Key societal shifts are expected in demography, the labour market, economic inclusion, education, technology and social patterns in the next decade. These are likely to affect children and young people’s health and wellbeing in a variety of ways.

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  • Scottish Government set to miss its child poverty targets

    Date: 28th March 2019
    Category: Child poverty, Basic Health and Welfare, Health and health services

    The Scottish Government is at risk of missing its own child poverty targets by more than 100,000 children, according to projections from the Resolution Foundation.

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  • New report outlines systematic failures to protect children in England

    Date: 13th March 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare, Health and health services, Equal protection from violence

    A new report reveals how national and local government is failing to protect children in England whilst policymakers focus on Brexit, leaving children traumatised, powerless and vulnerable to abuse in many areas of their lives. The State of Children’s Rights in 2018 report includes new data gathered using Freedom of Information requests which highlights issues such as: housing and accommodation, increasing violence against children, and the increased use of spit hoods by police. 

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