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Orkney man raises over £2.5k in memory of his daughter

Orkney man raises over £2.5k in memory of his daughter

7th July 2021

Graham Nicholson took on the epic challenge of walking around South Ronaldsay Shannon Agnes Margaret Nicholson was born on 8 March 2001, but sadly died in December that year, at just 9 months old. Her Dad, Graham, decided to walk over 30 miles in one day, on Father’s Day, to commemorate his daughter in the […]

Could you be our next Fundraising Volunteer?

Could you be our next Fundraising Volunteer?

7th July 2021

We are looking for a Fundraising Volunteer to assist our Fundraising Manager with an administrative task which involves researching via the internet and entering information into a spreadsheet. Experience & Skills No experience is necessary as full training will be provided, however we do require that you have: Good communication, IT and typing skills. Access […]

Looking for a new challenge?

Looking for a new challenge?

25th June 2021

As we approach the midway point of 2021, it’s fantastic to see that so many outdoor challenge events are up and running again. We have managed to secure some places in the following events and would love for you to take part to help raise funds and awareness for the Scottish Cot Death Trust. If […]

Continuing with Child Safety Week

Continuing with Child Safety Week

11th June 2021

The weather has been warming up across Scotland recently but, whatever the weather outside, it’s important to remember that young babies under 3 months old are not able to regulate their temperature very well. This function develops as they grow, but until then you have to make choices to ensure your baby is sleeping in […]

Commit to Quit

Commit to Quit

31st May 2021

The World No Tobacco Day theme for 2021 is “Commit to Quit.” The Member States of the World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987 as a response to the global tobacco crisis and the diseases and deaths caused by the epidemic. Tobacco kills more than 8 million people each year.  More than 7 million of those deaths are the result of direct […]

SUDI risk calculator funding

SUDI risk calculator funding

18th May 2021

A SUDI Risk calculator is a practical tool to help professionals have informed person centred conversations about safe sleep for babies. It allows any midwife or health visitor to approach the subject with each family they support using an evidence base and to explore any known risk factors for an individual baby and what the […]

SUDI simulation training

SUDI simulation training

18th May 2021

When a baby or young child is found not breathing and they are taken to hospital, the paramedics, emergency department doctors and nurses and the first responding police officers might be experiencing this traumatic event for the first time in their career.   SUDI simulation training is an immersive learning experience for first responders and […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

11th May 2021

Our counselling services are FREE for parents, grandparents and other adult family members bereaved by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young child in the family.  One mum shared with us how much our bereavement counselling has helped her cope with her grief and move forward in her life in a positive […]

5K May

5K May

27th April 2021

Run For Heroes, the creators of the 5k lockdown challenge, are working with charities all over the country to bring you #5kMay! Last Summer, the #Run5Donate5Nominate5 running challenge went viral, with members of the public running 5K, donating £5 and then nominating a further 5 friends to take on the trend. This social media sensation raised […]

Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Captain Tom 100 Challenge

27th April 2021

30 Apr 2021 to 3 May 2021 Your Challenge – Anywhere Free Registration – Raise what you can On 6 April 2020, Captain Tom Moore set out round his garden to thank our NHS heroes. One hundred laps later, he’d raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 Appeal. His simple message of hope […]