Action for Children report that identifies the urgent need for investment in support that helps children and young people face challenges, and the need to provide support early, before problems reach crisis point. The report also explores how childhoods have
Immunisation information for health professionals and immunisation practitioners. This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017 and the universal HPV programme for eligible teenagers.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation information for public health professionals, including updates. This chapter features: the history and epidemiology of the virus the HPV vaccine the dosage and schedule for the UK recommendations for the use of the vaccine contraindications and adverse reaction advice
Information for health professionals on childhood immunisations. This routine childhood immunisation schedule (autumn 2019) includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017 and the universal HPV programme for eligible
Provides information on the flu vaccination programme for children, the vaccine and how to administer it. This document on the flu vaccination and vaccination programme includes information on: what flu is the flu vaccine dosage administering the vaccine advice on
Using the internet and social media is an important part of life for children and young people. It can be a positive opportunity to learn, to connect with friends and family and to have fun. However, internet use can also
Children’s Commissioner’s infographic report that examines the latest scale of, and trends over time in, rates of childhood vulnerability. It estimates the total number of children in England currently receiving statutory support or intervention (those who are ‘in the system’),
GP practices can use this template to invite parents and guardians to get their child vaccinated at the local surgery. This letter is for general practitioners (GPs) to use to send to parents of children aged 2 and 3 years
This guidance provides information for healthcare practitioners about HPV universal programme eligibility, scheduling and vaccine administration for the adolescent programme.
Strategy paper from the RCPCH sets out their proposals for how to transform the health and wellbeing of children and young people in the UK, In advance of the Department of Health and Social Care’s prevention green paper. It states
There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards – first published in 2013, and refreshed in
Together for Short Lives survey of 27 children’s hospices in England shows that NHS and local council cuts are hitting lifeline care for seriously ill children. The report calls on NHS England to keep its promise to protect the Children’s
This research shows that NHS children and young people’s mental health commissioners are overlooking the needs of the youngest children. Forty-two per cent of areas in England do not accept referrals for children aged two and under even though commissioners
Children’s Commissioner report, data has been brought together to show how much local areas spend on speech and language therapy services. There is no publicly available, reliable information about what is being spent, and there is no single body to
Case study to assist with understanding how integrated care systems are supporting children and young people.
The LGA’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Peer Learning Programme looked at how to prioritise early help and free up acute care for the most vulnerable in order to achieve change; supporting councils and their local partners
One in five 16 year olds experience five or more complex issues. Their age means these young people often fall between the cracks of children’s and adults’ services and are left without support. Many face further challenges as support drops
The Public Health Institute (PHI) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) was commissioned by Public Health, Sefton Council to undertake a study investigating the current programmes implemented throughout Sefton that are aimed at supporting young people’s emotional health and well-being
This document sets out three action areas for local authorities and their partners that aim to reduce the numbers of children injured and killed. It also describes four steps local partnerships can take to build robust injury prevention strategies. This
Report that recommends that the Government consider the needs of vulnerable families in all policies. It calls for each local authority area should develop, jointly with local NHS bodies, communities and the voluntary sector, a clear and ambitious plan for