Scotland’s top prosecutor has said it “remains to be seen” if bringing in a ban on smacking will result in an increase in parents being prosecuted for assault.
Island mum calls for change in vaccine rules following little girl’s collapse after bad weather delayed crucial appointments
A baby girl became desperately ill after missing a vaccine by just one day.
Politicians are demanding a full investigation be carried out by the UK Government into reports children are being held in a Scottish detention centre – despite the practice being outlawed.
Eight stair gates sold in the UK have failed safety testing by a consumer group, exposing a "serious risk" for young children.
Scotland has taken a “momentous step” towards banning smacking, as MSPs overwhelmingly approved the general principles of new legislation to achieve this.
Children in the poorest areas of Scotland are about three times more likely to be injured in a road accident than those in the richest parts, according to research by a charity.
More than 14,000 school children are to be given their own copy of a short story as part of a council drive to combat littering.
Scientists blame pollution and pesticides as childhood cancer rates in Scotland soar by 34% in a decade
The number of child cancer cases in Scotland has risen by a third in the last decade, we can reveal.
A smacking ban in Scotland moved a step closer to becoming law after a majority of MSPs on a Holyrood committee supported the policy.
Scotland’s Children’s Minister has called for more people to consider becoming foster carers.
The chair of a taskforce looking into how to improve mental health care for children and young people has left the post.