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Education update - a new resource

Education update – a new resource

12th June 2020

  Over the last few months we haven’t been able to get out and chat with people about Safe Sleep like we normally do. But, during this time we have been busy behind the scenes, offering advice on an individual basis and working on some new resources. As it was #ChildSafetyWeek last week, we thought […]

Volunteers' Week 2020.

Volunteers’ Week 2020.

4th June 2020

It’s Volunteers’ Week 2020 – an opportunity for us to say thanks to all of our volunteers who help us deliver the services we offer. From befriending on the support side of things to helpers at fundraising events and our education session facilitators (hi Liz!), like most other charities, our volunteers are a crucial cog […]

National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland - Launch

National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland – Launch

15th May 2020

The National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland provides dedicated, evidence-based care pathways designed for all healthcare professionals and staff who are involved in the care of women, partners and families at all stages of pregnancy and baby loss.   The vision of the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) is to increase the quality of bereavement care […]

The 2.6 Challenge #twopointsixchallenge

The 2.6 Challenge #twopointsixchallenge

16th April 2020

Have you heard of the new 2.6 Challenge? It’s a national campaign to help Save the UK’s Charities.   We’ve signed up and we need your help! Thousands of fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to Covid-19 with a devastating impact on charity income that means many charities are facing closure. The […]

DontSendMeACard.com

DontSendMeACard.com

6th April 2020

For a small donation, you can send up to 100 e-cards to let all your friends and family know that  you’re thinking of them during this period of social distancing DontSendMeACard.com is available all year round and features cards for Birthdays, Easter, Christmas, plus more. You can support us by sending e-cards and donating what […]

Education resources on Safe Sleep Scotland

Education resources on Safe Sleep Scotland

26th March 2020

With all that is going on our education sessions are on hold, but hopefully our education hub SafeSleepscotland can be useful for parents and staff working with new families in healthcare, social care, and childcare settings when thinking about Safe Sleep. On the site there are a variety of resources from awareness videos, evidence-based messages, […]

Update - remote working

Update – remote working

18th March 2020

We have taken the decision today, guided by government guidelines, to close our office and have staff work from home. The best way to contact us is via email: contact@scottishcotdeathtrust.org Our family at Scottish Cot Death Trust is dedicated to supporting you through the difficult weeks ahead at what is already for many families we […]

Let's celebrate

Let’s celebrate

17th March 2020

With events, collections and fundraising activity being cancelled for the time being, we think that now is a good time to celebrate some of your amazing fundraising achievements from the past year.   Facebook Fundraising: Birthday Fundraisers, Individual Donations and Facebook fundraising pages have generated the phenomenal sum of £13761     Fundraising Volunteers: We’ve […]

The SCVO Gathering 2020

The SCVO Gathering 2020

21st February 2020

The team were out and about this week as Martin, Liz, and Jacky attended The Gathering. We were lucky to win SCVO’s annual competition for an Exhibition stand in 2019, so we decided to go along for a 2nd year in a row and it was well worth it!  Organised every year by SCVO, The Gathering […]

Taylor takes on the Kiltwalk in Memory of Royale

Taylor takes on the Kiltwalk in Memory of Royale

6th February 2020

Royale was such a big, happy, healthy boy who was perfect in every way possible. “From the minute he entered this world, he was amazing. It was like he had read the baby book before he was born! I knew he was special the moment I set eyes on him; his two big brothers were […]