An international event considering the health and wellbeing of school aged children and young people is being held next week, the 27th- 31st July at the University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College.
A new report on the prevalence of female genital mutilation in England and Wales suggests that no local authority area in England and Wales is likely to be free from FGM entirely.
The Department for Education has launched a consultation into Special Guardianship Orders aimed at consider there changing and growing use since being introduced in 2005.
The European Medicines Agency’s Paediatric Committee has revised the current list of class waivers for medicines that are not required to submit a paediatric investigation plan.
Mental health, domestic violence, bullying and obesity are the most concerning pupil health and safeguarding issues for headteachers and other school leaders in England, a report on pupil wellbeing has revealed.
A Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) report in June 2015 showed more than 107,000 prosecutions for violence in the year to April, "primarily" against women. In this guest blog independent early help and MASH Consultant Marisa de Jager considers the common theme of the use of the internet to contact potential victims and post indecent images and messages.
Watch the highlights from David Parker Radford's seminar from JFHC Profession Manchester 2015, titles Working with Marginalised Groups. He focuses on supporting health professionals working with families experiencing homelessness and other vulnerabilities, as well as considering the QNI's three-year initiative to improve the health of homeless people.