Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has announced a range of new measures aimed at ensuring "pupils who may be suffering in silence have the support and knowledge they need to keep themselves healthy and safe".
The Department of Health has announced new mandatory reporting regulations under which all women with vaginal piercings are to be classed as victims of female genital mutilation.
NHS Employers has responded to recent media reports that mental health issues and are causing more staff to take sick leave by highlighting measures being taken to "significantly improve" its culture around supporting staff wellbeing.
Children exposed to parental smoking have twice the risk of having plaque in their carotid artery 26 years later as those whose parents did not smoke in childhood according to a new study.
Watch highlights of Karen Jewell's seminar on 'Obesity in Pregnancy' from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 below. The Consultant Midwife discussed the problems of obesity for maternity services and how midwives can promote health when women are often motivated to change, impacting on future generations.
Children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) have been high on the government’s agenda in the past week, but planned investment and reform – and more – must be delivered, if the problems besetting services are to be tackled, says Mental Health Today editor Dan Parton.