The Royal College of Midwives has given its support to the findings of the recently published independent commission report on integration of health and social care.
Men are more likely to suffer more from sleep-disordered breathing than women as a result of stress in early life, according to new research.
Obesity is now so common that it risks becoming the new norm in Europe, according to a report published by the World Health Organisation.
A new validation and professional development scheme for mental health inpatient healthcare assistants (HCAs) has been launched.
Children who suffer from frequent nightmares or bouts of night terrors may be at an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence, according to new research.
Police Scotland has launched a campaign to raise awareness about online child safety.
Doctors are calling for better diabetes awareness as almost 1 in 5 children with diabetes develop a dangerous complication known as Diabetic Ketoacidosis – a lack of insulin in the body – before they are officially diagnosed with the condition.
The teen pregnancy rate is at its lowest level since 1969, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
A US healthy habits programme has offered a glimmer of hope that obesity in the young can be reversed.
Pan London lead on Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs Dick Henson has discussed the importance of joined-up working across agencies at the MASH: Intelligence-Led Safeguarding Conference 2014, which took place earlier this week in the City of London.
The stigma of mental health issues remains a key factor in young people not accessing the care they need, according to new research.
‘Booster’ the dog has give a vital boost to children’s safety in the West Midlands by joining a campaign set up by Fire Service Crew Commander Darran Gough.
A new NSPCC report has highlighted a "historical culture of fear" among young people that prevented Jimmy Savile’s victims from speaking out following his crimes against them.
The number of 16-25 year olds looking online for help with anxiety is on the rise, say Anxiety UK and YouthNet.
The National Childbirth Trust has written to Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter urging the NHS to improve the diagnosis and treatment of tongue-tie in the UK.
NHS England is looking for ways to shape the future of dental services in England, following a call to action.
An increasing number of under-18s with mental health problems in England are being treated on adult psychiatric wards, according to new statistics.
Emergency care for children and young people experiencing a mental health crisis could be set to improve after police, mental health trusts and paramedics signed a new agreement.
More than half of women admit to feeling down or depressed after giving birth, yet only a quarter sought help from their midwife or another member of the maternity team, a survey has revealed.