The Scottish Children’s Health Awards are NOW OPEN

Nominations are open for the Scottish Children’s Health Awards that have been created to celebrate courageous children and young people, and those who are making a difference to their health and wellbeing.

Helen Forrest, Chief Executive for Children’s Health Scotland, said: “The Scottish Children’s Health Awards provide the perfect opportunity to praise amazing people and organisations who are making such a difference to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. We are delighted that once again Journalist and TV Presenter, Catriona Shearer, will interview all the winners to share their stories whilst helping us to present the awards at our Bear’s Tea Party in the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh.”

Nominations are FREE and open to everyone, and you have until 5.00pm on Friday 14 July 2023 to nominate someone special. There are six award categories which are listed below:

–       Children’s Choice Award
–       Health and Wellbeing Award
–       Healthcare Rights Award
–       Health-Related Play Award
–       Improving Life Experiences Award
–       Young Achiever Award

This year includes the category which was newly introduced in 2023 – The Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is not open to public nominations and will be presented to a health professional who, in the judges’ opinions, has made outstanding contributions to the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

So, do you know someone special who deserves a very exclusive Teddy Award? Then find out more and make your nominations on the Scottish Children’s Health Awards page.