This website is for everyone working in the early years workforce in Scotland. It covers a wide breadth of information relevant to practitioners at all levels. It brings together a wealth of up-to-date information, key resources and support. Read more about the background to the Early Years.
The 2013 National Early Years Conference took place on 19 June. View the presentations and videos from the conference
Child poverty is a priority for action for the Early Years Collaborative. NHS Health Scotland has worked with partners to develop the resource ‘Supporting Community Planning Partnerships in maximising income for pregnant women and families with children under 5’.
From conception onwards, a child's early life circumstances and experiences can shape their physical, emotional, social, mental and cognitive development. Negative experiences can have a lifelong impact and unequal outcomes are apparent from the very start of a child's life. For more information visit: pregnancy, 0-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-8 years,
Created to support professionals within local Health Boards in the delivery of the national marketing strategy for the HEAT antenatal access target, introduced by the Scottish Government in April 2012.
This briefing paper provides an overview on the latest updates to NHS Health Scotland publications for parents and professionals within the area of early years and childcare. Up-to-date information on new resources and details of how to order and request translations and alternative formats is provided.
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