Support with legal rights

A baby lying in an incubator, receiving oxygen through a tube. One of its parent's hands is resting on its head, the other is holding its hand.

There are many organisations who can offer support and information about your legal rights and entitlements relating to a range of things from parental leave to hospital policies.

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ACAS gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice.

Birthrights is dedicated to ensuring women and birthing people receive the respect and dignity they deserve in pregnancy and childbirth.

Citizens Advice provide good quality, independent advice to give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.

IPSEA provides free, legally-based advice to families who have children with special educational needs.

Maternity Action provides support and advice to to pregnant women, new mothers and their families.

PALS The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters.

PASS is an independent service, giving free, confidential information, advice and support to anyone who uses the NHS in Scotland.

Working Families provides information on employment rights, childcare and flexible working.