The Scottish Government published its policy programme for the year ahead on 4 September in ‘Protecting Scotland’s Future: the Governments Programme for Scotland 2019 – 2020’. In a wide-ranging programme with a focus on climate change and improving well-being, the First Minister also announced new policy commitments designed to strengthen support for care experienced people in Scotland throughout their lives.
Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) has launched a new, digital version of its Practice and Procedure Manual (PPM). Developed in collaboration between the Practice Team at CHS and members of the CHS community, the digital PPM offers more detailed and comprehensive advice and guidance than ever before, in a fully searchable document.
Boyd McAdam, National Convener and Chief Executive, is delighted to announce and welcome Rosemary McCormack to the role of Highland & Moray Area Convener. Rosemary commences her appointment today(2nd September). During her induction period Rosemary and acting Depute Area Convener Mairi Maclean will work closely together to ensure a smooth transition.
On Wednesday 21 August Children’s Hearings Scotland launches a national campaign to recruit over 500 new volunteer Children’s Panel Members to play a crucial role in supporting infants, children and young people across Scotland.
On the 5th of June, 2019, Dumfries and Galloway Area Support Team thanked and acknowledged each and every one of its volunteers with an afternoon tea at Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of eight new Area Support and Improvement Partners who will be based regionally across Scotland.