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A generation of children with learning difficulties are at risk of being left behind in school if extra government support isn’t put in place, a leading figure in the sector has claimed.
Every NHS trust or health board with maternity services should have a specialist maternal mental health midwife, according to a new report from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
The NSPCC’s Underwear Rule and Share Aware teaching resources are to be circulated to over 10,000 teachers after being awarded the Personal Social and Health Education Quality Assurance Mark.
All midwives and healthcare professionals in England and Wales now face a mandatory duty to report known and suspected cases of female genital mutilation in girls under 18 to the police.
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 video highlights from Dr Liz Greensheet at JFHC Professional Manchester, where she presents a seminar titled Life-long health starts with the 1st 1,000 days. It discusses the importance of breastfeeding during the first 1,000 days, the role of protein in long-term health and implications for formula development.