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Latest information for school and public health nurses
Dylexia Action's 'Sound Check' improves SEN students' reading by 36%
The findings from the first round of Dyslexia Action's Sound Check Project have revealed that specialist teaching resulted in a phonics check pass-rate of 60% for children with special educational needs [SEN] compared with the national SEN pass rates of 24% in 2012 and 32% in 2013 for Year 1 children.
More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay
Call for teachers and health workers to have training to spot signs of distress in children
SAPHNA AGM details announced
Number of children with SEN declining
Giant ribbon unveiled in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Event Preview: Policy Into Practice: Supporting the National - Childhood Influenza Immunisation Programme
To help support the immunisation programme, AstraZeneca UK is offering healthcare professionals the chance to attend an online webinar and educational training meetings in London, Birmingham and Cardiff, to provide you with all the necessary information and skills to support implementation, particularly around the administration of the nasal spray vaccine.