South Yorkshire Police has responded to criticism of its child protection work, following the recent publication of an inspection report by HMIC.
Following the announcement from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) that its members have voted in favour of strike action, NHS Employers has issued a response saying that it regrets the result but welcomes RCM cooperation.
Children in the North East have the highest levels of immunisation for most routine childhood vaccinations, with the lowest levels in London according to latest NHS Immunisation Statistics.
Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) have strongly urged everyone travelling for Hajj and Umrah to familiarise themselves with the all the latest health and travel advice and information for these pilgrimages amid recent disease outbreaks.
A new survey by Public Health England has found that 12% of children have evidence of tooth decay with, on average of three teeth that were decayed, missing or filled.
A study on mice has found that roasted peanuts are more likely to trigger an allergic reaction than raw peanuts.
A new drama is to tour secondary schools in Leeds in a bid to combat the rising number of young people in the UK engaging in self-harming behaviour.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged to hire 3,000 more midwives, as part of a £2.5b investment in the NHS from 2015 onwards as a key feature of his party's manifesto for the 2015 General Election.
Low vitamin D is common among infants with bronchiolitis and is associated with an increase in the severity of the disease, according to a new Spanish study.
Children who are exposed to chemotherapy or radiotherapy while in the womb suffer no negative impacts on mental or cardiac development, according to research presented at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid.
A group of leading parliamentarians with a special interest in public health, have joined calls for all adolescent boys, as well as girls, be human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination as part of an extension of the programme beyond 12-13 year-olds.
Teachers and frontline health workers should have basic training to spot the signs of distress in children and young people, which can help them to avoid experiencing greater mental health issues, a suicide and harm reduction specialist has said.
A leading allergy consultant offered hope to parents of children with severe peanut allergy by confirming his landmark study will be rolled out into other allergy clinics ‘in around three years time’.
There is strong public backing for industrial action by midwives in their pay dispute with NHS employers, according to a new poll conducted by ComRes.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is set to hold a special reception tonight (Monday 8th September 2014) to celebrate 20 years of supporting people with severe allergies.
The number of children and young people in schools with special education needs (SEN) has fallen to 1.49 million in 2014 – or 17.9% – from 1.55 million in 2013, official statistics have found.
Mosquitoes have so far this summer thrived on the tropical climate in Britain, and experts are warning of an influx of more biting insects, especially when mosquitoes settle down for the Autumn and are looking for their last feed.
Nearly 40 per cent of women discharged from hospital after giving birth were sent home before they were ready, a new report by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has revealed.
Women who plan to breastfeed their babies but don't are twice as likely to suffer depression as mothers who decide in advance to use formula, a study has found.