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The Youth Select Committee have claimed there is "much work required to break down the stigma associated with mental health problems" after launching a new report on ‘Young People’s Mental Health’.
Ahead of England’s fourth annual National HIV Testing Week (21-27 Nov), new figures released by Public Health England (PHE) have revealed there are 18,100 people living with HIV in the UK who do not know they are HIV positive – a drop of a just 100 since last year.
The Lullaby Trust has welcomed the Government’s pledge to halve stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths, following an announcement by Jeremy Hunt.
Figures from 35 NHS Mental Health Trusts have suggested a 'postcode lottery' exists across England in the amount of time young people have to wait according to the NSPCC.
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.
Public Health England has just published a new report called Sugar reduction: the evidence for action. The report is clear and urgent from its very first line – ‘We are eating too much sugar and it is bad for our health’ – that radical action is needed if that trend is to be reversed.
Research led by the University of Northampton has found that children who experience domestic violence find complex, creative ways to manage and cope with what they have experienced, and have the capacity to be strong and resilient rather than remain 'passive witnesses'.
The impact of hay fever at exam time could be harmful enough to mean that some students might miss out on a university place, say researchers.
The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) has announced that it has closed and some of its functions have transferred to children’s charity and adoption and fostering agency, Coram, and to a new entity, CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust have joined forces to place clothes recycling bins at some of the region’s ambulance stations to generate income to help fund YAA operation and provide defibrillators in local communities.
NHS healthcare teams teams in the East Midlands are being offered the opportunity to introduce a messaging service which provides safe and secure texting between clinicians and service users.
Time spent tracing missing teenagers is an "unsustainable" burden for police, according to Greater Manchester Police chief constable Sir Peter Fahy.
School nurses from all around the world gathered in Greenwich last week to network and celebrate how they are making a difference to children and young people’s lives.
A national centre of expertise to improve the police response to child sexual exploitation and related vulnerabilities is to be established at the University of Bedfordshire in partnership with the police.
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.