News

Our beautiful remembrance tree

Our beautiful remembrance tree

17th November 2021

To commemorate all the babies and children who have died suddenly and unexpectedly since the charity was founded in 1985, this memorial canvas has been created. We added a blue or pink leaf in memory of each little life. This canvas was finished in time to share on Baby Loss Awareness Day on 15th October […]

Charity Film of the Year Winners 2021!

Charity Film of the Year Winners 2021!

17th November 2021

We are delighted to share the news that we are winners of the 2021 Charity Film Awards. What started last year as an idea, became the focus of a week-long campaign to raise awareness and then grew into this amazing award winning video. If you haven’t yet seen the film, you can view it here. […]

We're Hiring - Fundraising and Communications Officer

We’re Hiring – Fundraising and Communications Officer

12th November 2021

Interim Hybrid working (currently majority home working with review in early 2022) Glasgow office base £27,500 per year + benefits 2-year contract, Full-time (Internal Ref: FRM2021) Closing date Wednesday 8th December 2021, 5pm   Are you an enthusiastic individual with fundraising and communications experience? Do you have a positive, can-do attitude? Are you creative and […]

Sad loss for Scottish Cot Death Trust

Sad loss for Scottish Cot Death Trust

8th November 2021

It is with much sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and Trustee, Agnes Malone, died on 25th October after a short illness. We will all miss her  greatly. This is a big loss to our charity as Agnes played an active role as a Trustee and Executive Committee member. Agnes brought […]

We're Charity Film Award Finalists

We’re Charity Film Award Finalists

6th October 2021

Our video, The First Day, launched in August, has already been viewed by many people but some fabulous judges at Charity Film Awards have selected it from countless entries from charities big and small across the UK, as a finalist. We are so delighted with the opportunity to raise even more awareness. We need your […]

Baby Loss Awareness 2021

Baby Loss Awareness 2021

6th October 2021

The 15th of October is international Baby Loss Awareness Day. Across the world candles will be lit at 7pm local time to create a continuous wave of light for 24 hours. Awareness is not just for one day it is each and every day, but just for the 15th of October, let us all make […]

International conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Infant Death

International conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Infant Death

3rd September 2021

11th-13th November 2021 – registration open Every two years ISPID (The society for the Study and Prevention of perinatal and Infant Death) and ISA (International Stillbirth Alliance) have joined to offer a conference for researchers, professionals working in the field of pathology, neonatology, midwifery, paediatrics, emergency medicine, and first responders as well as support organisations […]

6-week online course  - Helping you cope with life's challenges

6-week online course – Helping you cope with life’s challenges

3rd September 2021

Do stress and anxiety impact your day to day living? Would you like to learn new strategies to cope with everyday challenges? If the answer to both questions is yes, keep reading! Everyone can feel overwhelmed at times. The current world we are all living in is stressful – some things are still uncertain as […]

Our Passion for Prevention

Our Passion for Prevention

3rd September 2021

If we can save just one baby’s life….. That is what drives us here at Scottish Cot Death Trust.  By reaching as many people as possible with safe sleep messages, we can make a difference. The pandemic has not stopped us from continuing to reach as many people as we can through delivery of online […]

The First Day

The First Day

3rd September 2021

Thank you to everyone who got involved in our summer campaign fortnight! It was wonderful to reach so many people with our poignant story reminding people that Scottish Cot Death Trust supports families for as long as they need us – no matter how many years this is. For many bereaved parents and grandparents, key […]