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.
The Department for Education has launched a consultation into Special Guardianship Orders aimed at consider there changing and growing use since being introduced in 2005.
The European Medicines Agency’s Paediatric Committee has revised the current list of class waivers for medicines that are not required to submit a paediatric investigation plan.
Mental health, domestic violence, bullying and obesity are the most concerning pupil health and safeguarding issues for headteachers and other school leaders in England, a report on pupil wellbeing has revealed.
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.
Mothers who smoke and have a pre-term birth more than triple their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) new research has revealed.
Funding to help children and young people before their problems spiral out of control has been cut by 55% leaving children and teenagers at greater risk of suffering longer term difficulties, according to new research from Children & Young People Now.