Child and Maternal Health

  • Understanding and Mitigating: Unintended Consequences of COVID-19 for Infants, Children and Young People

    31st July 2020 by

    A Rights and Value Based Responses to COVID-19 Child Health Commissioners in Scotland have prepared the following statement. In the midst of change and competing demands on time and energy there are always opportunities alongside the risks. This blog explores those identified by Child Health Commissioners in Scotland to inform how we move through and...

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  • Using technology to support maternity care – during Covid-19 and beyond

    18th June 2020 by

    Globally, we are in uncharted territory with the emergence of COVID-19 and it’s impact on our way of life.  Scotland’s health and care services are at the forefront of our collective response to support the people of Scotland – thinking differently to redesign provision and maintain essential care.  And with that comes positive innovation and...

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  • What is Best Start?

    18th July 2019 by

    We have looked at different recommendations in the Best Start: A Five Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland….but what is Best Start and what progress has been made with implementation?  Find out here! Best Start Overview Factsheet

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  • Best Start evidence

    18th March 2019 by

    Did you know? The Maternity and Neonatal Review Group considered current evidence and best practice as well as the views of service users, the workforce and NHS Boards when coming up with the 76 recommendation in The Best Start: A Five Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland. Read the evidence here:...

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  • NHSScotland Event 2016: Call for Posters

    20th January 2016 by

    The NHSScotland Event 2016 Call for Posters is now open. Submissions are welcome from NHSScotland employees, our voluntary and partner organisations, and other public or private sector organisations on any aspect of work they are undertaking in, with or on behalf of NHSScotland. The seven poster categories are based on the priority areas for action...

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