Report that highlights five areas of particular concern, where many children and their families have limited access to: children’s palliative care out of hours and at weekends short breaks for respite age-appropriate palliative care and smooth transitions to adult services
This guidance on the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors (150microgram) has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices. This validation protocol has been developed to ensure consistent practice nationally and to prevent the need for any local re-interpretation.
This report looks at how many babies might be vulnerable in this way and presents the facts about the sort of risks even very young children are being exposed to. Much of the data is missing; however, we are publishing
This Q&A has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices about the EpiPen and EpiPen Junior Supply issue.
A study of 9,833 15-16 year old school children in the North West, examining relationships between risky drinking behaviours (binge drinking, frequent drinking, drinking in public places) and demographics, income, leisure activities and access to alcohol. Negative consequences of risky
Experts in children’s allergies have developed the advice in this letter to support parents and guardians of children who use Epipen Junior 150mcg.
This guidance sets out the full process that follows the death of a child who is normally resident in England. It builds on the statutory requirements set out in Working together to safeguard children and clarifies how individual professionals and organisations across
This report uses long term historical data on key children and young people (CYP) health outcomes and various projection modelling methods to estimate CYP outcomes in 2030 in England compared with other wealthy European and western countries. The accompanying recommendations
The Guide to Children’s Palliative Care is an essential resource for all those with an interest in planning, commissioning and delivering services and care for babies, children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and their families. This guide
An evaluation of a national charity working locally with primary schools, parents and carers, and others in the community to help children make healthy choices.
A major difficulty in recognising the early signs of meningitis and sepsis is that they are often very similar to other common, less serious childhood illnesses, such as flu or mild viral illness. One study found that around half of
This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
This routine childhood immunisation schedule (autumn 2018) includes the new Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme. It is suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
The North West has the highest child emergency hospital admission rate for both asthma and epilepsy and the second highest admission rate for diabetes in England. This report details child emergency hospital admission rates, emergency bed day rates and average
As part of a strategy to combat Liverpool’s high teenage pregnancy rate, the Teenage Pregnancy Partnership Board in Liverpool commissioned sex and relationships education (SRE) for young people in a variety of settings, alongside training for staff who deliver SRE.
This report presents information on accident and emergency attendances and emergency hospital admissions for self-harm among the population of children and young people aged 0-18 years in the North West of England. It has been produced as part of the
Child maltreatment is a leading cause of health inequality, with the socioeconomically disadvantaged more at risk. It worsens inequity and perpetuates social injustice because of its far-reaching health and development consequences. In spite of child maltreatment being a priority in
On behalf the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Greater Manchester project, this report provides an analysis of childhood injury (0-17 years) attendances to Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) across Greater Manchester, reporting on patient demography and incident levels between
On behalf the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG), this report provides an analysis of childhood injury attendances (0-17 years) to Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) across Merseyside and Cheshire, reporting on patient demography and incident levels between April 2011
There are many services that aim to improve the health of children and young people in schools and communities. There are many factors that will affect uptake of services and the impact that they have on young people’s health, which