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.
Firefighters across England are going above and beyond their fire prevention work and are now supporting vulnerable families with issues including cot deaths, mental health, domestic abuse, and housing according to a new Local Government Association report outlining successful Fire & Rescue Service interventions.
Looked after children are approximately four times more likely to have a mental disorder than children living in their birth families and one child’s unstable and unsupported experience of care cost £22,415 according to new analysis from the NSPCC.
While the “vast majority” of children who stayed in hospital were satisfied with their care, hospital stays are failing children with learning disabilities and mental health needs, a major new report by the CQC has revealed.
Young representatives from across the UK questioned two Government Ministers as part of their inquiry into mental health, focussing on awareness, education and the current services on offer for young people.
Scientists have been investigating possible stem cell links to determine the relationship the link between maternal obesity and the increased risk factors of children being prone to obesity.
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have helped young people in the area by offering them community based projects to build on their employability skills and learn more about certain industries.