This book educates children about healthy food groups, explains their benefits (superpowers) and promotes healthy food choices. It provides child appropriate nutrition information and education, and has been written by a qualified nutritional therapist.
Exclusive interview with Colin Ovington at 6Cs Conference The 6Cs support the delivery of six key areas of action for nursing: care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment. Here, in an exclusive interview at Healthcare Conferences 6Cs event, Colin Ovington, Director of Nursing and Midwifery at Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust, discusses progress in achieving these goals one year after they were launched.
Three reports have highlighted major problems within NHS hospitals, maternity units and GP surgeries which suggest that "public confidence in the Health Service is at a record low".
Women who delay having children enter a ‘risk zone’ of problems as early as age 30 according to new research.
Britain is guilty of ‘mass neglect’ of childhood obesity by failing to build on the Olympic legacy, according to doctors.
The support of school and family nurses and health visitors can help give children, young people and their families the best start in life and improve their outcomes according to Public Health England.
Health professionals either working in schools or directly with young people may be interested to download the Home Office's new, updated discussion guide for its This Is Abuse campaign, which is aimed at preventing 13 to 18-year-olds becoming victims and perpetrators of abusive relationships.
NHS London chiefs have called for all parents to ensure their children are protected against flu over winter as new figures reveal just 21% of three-year-olds have been vaccinated.
NHS guidelines recommend that all children should be screened during their first year at school, however, surveys by the RNIB and Which have shown that at least a third of children in England are not currently tested.
ARC and bpas have joined forces to organise this one day conference bringing together specialists in the field to explore the latest developments in antenatal screening and testing, and the challenges they present to practice.
This week, the Children’s Commissioner published her final report on her Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in gangs and groups. The report generated a good deal of media interest, but I thought the press focus missed a number of important issues that need much more extensive debate, says CareKnowledge editor Jim Kennedy
The last few days have seen a flurry of activity and media comment on the dangers that the internet and the use of mobile technology pose for children and young people. Here Jim Kennedy discusses some of the wider and perhaps under-recognised implications of these developments.
This has been a week full of important developments in the children’s services world. Some have pointed the way forward, some have been ominous, and one has again thrown light on the tragic lives, and deaths, that some children lead and suffer. CareKnowledge editor Jim Kennedy gives his view on the key issues:
This week saw the publication of the latest figures on children in need and children subject to child protection plans in England. These are important statistics. They provide an indication of the way children’s services’ workload is developing, and raise key questions about what is going on, across the system.
Although brain tumours in children are surprisingly not uncommon, diagnosis isn’t necessarily always swift. Dr Siba Prosad Paul and Professor David Walker answer seven key questions on children’s brain tumours, from risk factors, diagnosis and treatment to the role health professionals in the community can play in early detection and emotional support.
Influencing good food choices from an early age and encouraging beneficial eating habits can pay health dividends in the future. Kathy Cowbrough explains the reasons why it's important for children to eat well throughout their development.
Watch, listen, learn from all the key videos, podcasts and reports taken at JFHC Live 2013.