Nearly a quarter of a million children in England and Wales are caring for a relative, new statistics show.
Northumberland County Council has implemented an effective risk management model to safeguard adolescents who are at risk of significant harm from their own behaviour and their approach is having a good impact on safeguarding outcomes.
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The AcSEED Award is a quality assurance mark presented to schools that have made a substantial effort to support the mental health of their students.
Accident and emergency departments treated more than 110,000 cases of self-harm by self-poisoning in the UK last year, says the British Red Cross.
Service Snapshots provide a summary of demand, risk factors, provision and outcomes for services in a particular area of the Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Network.
The Local Government Association and PHE have produced a guide for local councillors about the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP).
The Department of Health has released a series of recommendations to improve children and young people’s health results.
Over 60% of parents across the UK say their child’s school does not provide water throughout the day, according to new research.
A survey by ITV programme Daybreak that found that 1 in 3 teenagers have felt so depressed that they needed help is “not surprising”, according to mental health charity YoungMinds.
The Royal College of Midwives has given its backing to NICE proposals on smoking cessation and supporting pregnant women to stop smoking, saying carbon monoxide tests at antenatal appointments could be "extremely helpful".
Civil court orders designed to prevent sex offenders targeting children after they are released from prison are "not fit for purpose", a report commissioned by the Association of Chief Police Officers has found.
Children and families charity 4Children has successfully won funding to develop a series of Community Childcare Hubs and lead a nationwide programme to support Children’s Centres.
European researchers have hinted it might be possible to reverse some of the brain changes in autism.
New mothers who have an unplanned pregnancy are four times more likely to experience postnatal depression in the 12 months after birth, scientists have claimed.
The UK was ranked 23rd on Save the Children’s Mother’s Index.