Dr Jane Wilcock, a GP at Silverdale Medical Practice, Salford CCG, considers the importance of managing female obesity and its impacts on contraception, conception, pregnancy, neonatal and cancer risk.
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.
Highlights from a seminar at JFHC Professional Manchester, given by Dr Vaheshta Sethna, Post Doctoral Research Worker, King's College London, titled 'Perinatal mental health good practice case study: Channi Jumar Mother and Baby Unit'.
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.
Watch highlights of Jeremy Frankel's seminar from JFHC Professional Manchester 2015 where he explains the need of supervision within the safeguarding sector. He examines the progression from supervision to safeguarding and from intuition to analysis.
In the last year, the media has shone a spotlight on children’s online safety. From cyberbullying to revenge porn to the celebrity photo hack, the importance of online security has never been more prominent. James Schmidt, Director of Product Management at Intel Security, reports.
Behind the headline lies a worrying tale of pregnant migrants worried about accessing maternity care for fear of exorbitant costs – and they are paying a heavy price in health terms. Andrew Chilvers and Penny Hosie report.
The ‘WatchTowerGiraffe’ smoke alarm tester and illustrated story book have been designed to inspire children to remind adults to test their smoke alarms every week. Inventor Alan Day explains the story behind the tester.
The number of children and young people with mental health issues continues to increase, but why is this and what can be done to address it? Sophie Goodchild investigates.
In this guest blog from www.fix.com, Kristina Duda provides some fun flu facts and tips.
School nurses have become the unlikely drivers of a communications revolution in Leicestershire with a mobile app aimed at children and young people. JFH editorial director Andrew Chilvers reports.
Watch highlights of Carmel McConnell's seminar from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 on the secret to effective partnership working. The founder of Magic Breakfast explored how a strong network of corporate partners, individuals and schools helps Magic Breakfast give over 8,500 children the best start to the day.
Watch highlights of Dr Pooky Knightsmith's seminar from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 on when and why people are most at risk of self-harm. The author of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, In Our Hands explored the reasons underlying this cycle of harmful behaviours as well as a range of strategies for supporting both short and longer term recovery whether this is through direct involvement or via an appropriate referral.
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.
We decided to shine the pre-election spotlight on the political parties to find what they might be offering in terms of health and social care. Bibi Berki steps up to the brief and also asks some health professionals and leads how they want the political landscape to shape up post-election
Watch highlights of Judy More's seminar from the first JFHC Professional event of 2015 on diet and health outcomes.