Early Years

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You will find these resources useful if you are a professional interested in finding out more about health improvement in the Early Years.

Maternal and Early Years Website

The Maternal and Early Years website (external link), provides accessible information to early years professionals across all sectors. The site aims to improve joint understanding of the role professionals can play in improving outcomes for Scotland’s children and families, and support the delivery of consistent messages to parents across all services.

The site, a partnership between NHS Health Scotland and the Scottish Government, provides health improvement information for professionals working with the public from pregnancy to 8 years. The site’s four sections make it a useful resource for anyone with a professional interest in maternal and early years health:

National Early Years Network

The National Early Years Network is intended to be of interest and use to all those with a professional interest in the early years (pre-birth to 8 years), and in giving children a good start in life. Register to be a member of the Early Years Network

Early Years Resources

Reviewed 29 July 2014