Charity 4Children has called for a "system which sets sights high for vulnerable children" following the Home Office's recent review of procedures to identify those at risk of abuse.
Many elite gymnasts are preoccupied with weight and body shape and score well above average for eating disorder symptoms, according to new research.
One of the UK’s biggest drug and alcohol charities, CRI, has warned that the UK is ‘only scratching the surface’ and underestimating the serious public health challenge posed by Novel Psychoactive Substance (NPS) or ‘legal high’ misuse.
The government has announced a new package of action to tackle female genital mutilation and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM).
Actor and musician Martin Kemp has spoken of his personal battle with brain tumours and given hope and encouragement to young people affected by them as part of the Brain Tumour Charity’s HeadSmart campaign.
A dozen babies have been born using a naturally occurring hormone, kisspeptin, which stimulates women's ovaries to produce eggs.
Specific training on learning disabilities should be made compulsory for health professionals, according to 93% of GPs interviewed as part of Mencap’s Getting It Right – From The Start (GIR-FTS) project.
A national survey of more than 3,000 11-17-year-olds has found that more than half of those who have ever used a sunbed have been burnt at least once.
Public Health England’s pilot programme to extend flu vaccinations to all children under-11 in selected areas of the country has achieved “encouraging results” in both uptake and impact.
A leading appetite and obesity expert has called on health professionals not to "pyschopathologise the obese" as their apparently addictive response is a natural response to our food environment which "pushes food and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt".
The National Crime Agency has confirmed that it has arrested 660 suspected paedophiles as part of an 'unprecedented six-month operation' involving 45 forces across the UK.
With several areas around England set to experience increasing 'heatwave' conditions this week, Public Health England is urging people to think how it may impact them.
Action on Smoking and Health have welcomed the launch of a government consultation on draft regulations to prohibit smoking in cars with children under 18.
A website that helps young people to find local mental health services quickly and easily has been launched with support from actor Stephen Fry.
NHS England is taking urgent action to improve access to specialised inpatient mental health services for children and young people after a report questioned whether current bed provision is sufficient to meet need.
New guidance has been produced to show how health professionals can best support the revised ‘Staying Put’ arrangements, which allow children in foster care to remain in their placements until age 21.
Children and young people in Hounslow aged between 5 and 17 with learning disabilities and significant mental health needs can now benefit from faster and easier access to specialist service.
Public health tragedy awaits if health professionals and the public don't act to tackle the obesity and diabetes 'pandemic' being perpetuated by the "ultra-processed fast food and soft drink industry", Professor Graham MacGregor has claimed.
Teachers and health professionals are being urged to be extra vigilant about the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) ahead of the summer holidays.