The Scottish Liberal Democrat leader has accused the Scottish Government of “failing” on children’s rights.
Kids in Dundee are missing out on swimming lessons due to a shortage of teachers.
A children’s hospital ward which has been closed for almost two years is due to reopen to inpatients in what has been described as an “important milestone”.
Hospital bosses are preparing for an “important milestone” when a children’s ward that has been shut for almost two years re-opens to inpatients.
Smokers at a hospital are being targeted by children over a loudspeaker system urging them to stub it out.
The health of Scottish children is at risk because of a shortage of paediatric doctors, a new report has warned.
A planned new law to boost the use of pre-recorded evidence of vulnerable witnesses in criminal trials is likely to be extended to cover child witnesses of domestic abuse.
One in every five children in Glasgow missed out on basic necessities because of their family’s low income, new figures have revealed.
Criminalising parents who smack their children would be “negative, patronising and elitist”, MSPs have been warned.
Around 27,000 children are thought to be members of a gang in England, according to a major report by the Children’s Commissioner.
More than 1,200 children were diagnosed with some form of cancer over a 10 year period in Scotland, statistics have revealed.
Families should be given more support during a child’s early years to ensure youngsters are getting the best possible start in life, a committee of MPs has warned.
Vulnerable children face becoming lost in digital space with a lack of personalised internet safety education on offer suited to their needs, a new report has warned.
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival is taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a programme themed around “frontiers”.
Online gambling operators will have to verify customers’ ages and identity details faster under new rules to protect children and the vulnerable, the regulator has announced.
Families should ban phones at bedtime and keep them away from the dinner table, according to the first official advice on social media and screen use from the UK’s top doctors.
A “dramatic cut” in the use of restraint on disabled schoolchildren has been demanded by the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader.
Snapchat has been accused of being “wholly irresponsible” for allowing accounts allegedly promoting explicit images of teenagers to be searchable on its app.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has made an “absolute commitment” that the children’s ward at St John’s Hospital in Livingston will fully reopen round the clock in October this year.
Schools will be given updated guidance on teaching pupils about relationships and consent in the wake of the #MeToo movement.