‘For me every week is mental health week,’ said Dr Pooky Knightsmith (@PookyH), as she helped to raise awareness of mental health issues this week, via the twitter feed #MHAW15.
David Cameron has highlighted a Conservative pledge to provide nine million more hours of free childcare a week for parents of three and four-year-olds as part of the new government's opening policies.
The Infant & Toddler Forum believes that early life is a critical window of opportunity to encourage healthy habits and is pleased that the results of a recent research has taken the obesity debate one step further in providing potential solutions to the UK’s current epidemic.
Healthcare professionals have warned that unless there is an overhaul of unscheduled care services, there is a risk that growing demand will result in poorer outcomes for children.
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service spread the message of their Firesetter Intervention Programme to young children who are drawn to lighting fires as part of Arson Awareness Week.
For thousands of children and young people, seasonal allergic rhinitis causes misery and stress and may adversely affect everyday life, both at school and leisure. Allergy UK’s deputy CEO Lindsay McManus and JFHC editor Penny Hosie suggest ways to relieve some symptoms.
Following allergy awareness week we have released this article on hay fever and the advance treatments which are recommended by experts Professor Jean Emberlin, Janette Bartle and Celia Bryant to reduce the severity of hay fever symptoms in children, as well as lessening their risk of developing asthma.
Watch highlights of Antonia Bance's seminar from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 on how health profesionals can help to keep families safe from domestic abuse.