A committee of scientific experts is calling on the government to halve the recommended daily intake of sugar to about seven level teaspoons - an amount all age groups in the UK consume at least twice.
Thousands of teenagers across the UK will have school lessons in mindfulness in an experiment designed to see if it can protect against them developing mental ill health.
The Department of Health, NHS England and the NSPCC have joined forces to support more frontline health practitioners to seek the information and support they need to tackle female genital mutilation.
Ofsted’s chief inspector has called for health visitors to encourage parents to take up the two-year-old offer because of the contact they already have with the poorest families.
Short, solution-focused intervention can help address mental health needs of children in care according to the findings of an NSPCC pilot programme.