Children

College’s HOPE Foundation supports art therapy charity

College’s HOPE Foundation supports art therapy charity

Teapot Trust has been awarded £8,500 from the College’s grant-making programme the HOPE Foundation. These vital funds will enable the charity to provide crucial art therapy services for young Rheumatology patients and their families, who normally attend the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

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Energy is Rising

Energy is Rising

The Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland, Lorraine Tulloch, has written for the latest edition of membership magazine “voice”. You can read this below and College members can view the full edition of “voice” by logging into their online dashboard.

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Response to improvements in child dental health

Response to improvements in child dental health

A joint letter has been written to Joe FitzPatrick, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing in response to the announcement there has been a significant long-term decrease in the number of childhood fillings and tooth extractions in the Scotland since 2000-01.

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It’s Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

It’s Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Action Scotland’s Programme Lead Lorraine Tulloch has written for our College membership magazine “voice”. Here you can read about Obesity Action Scotland’s work on protecting children from junk food advertising.

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Dentists call for positive action on school meals

Dentists call for positive action on school meals

The lunchtime menu in Scottish schools should be improved to reduce excess sugar and ensure children and young people eat more fruit and vegetables, according to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The call comes in the Faculty’s submission to the Scottish Government’s national consultation on the nutritional requirements for food and drink in schools, which closed last month.

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