End of life care: strengthening choice: An inquiry report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care – All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care

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

Interim protocol on dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram – NHS England

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.

A Crying Shame: A report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner into vulnerable babies in England – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

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

Pharmacy and Dispensing Practice Q&A regarding EpiPen and EpiPen Junior Supply issue – NHS England

This Q&A has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices about the EpiPen and EpiPen Junior Supply issue.  

Risky drinking in North West school children and its consequences: A study of fifteen and sixteen year olds – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Junior Epipen shortage: letter to parents and guardians from Dr Aidan Fowler, National Director of Patient Safety – NHS England

Experts in children’s allergies have developed the advice in this letter to support parents and guardians of children who use Epipen Junior 150mcg.

Child Death Review: Statutory And Operational Guidance (England) – Department of Health & Social Care

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

State Of Child Health: Short report series: Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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

A Guide to Children’s Palliative Care: Supporting babies, children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families, 4th ed. – Together for Short Lives

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

Evaluation of Wirral Life Education Centre on the health and wellbeing of primary school children – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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.

Spotting a seriously ill child: The need for safety netting advice for parents when a sick child is sent home by a health professional – Meningitis Research Foundation

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

The complete routine immunisation schedule from autumn 2018 – Public Health England

This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.

Routine childhood immunisations from autumn 2018 (born on or after 1 August 2017) – Public Health England

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.

Children with long-term conditions in the North West: Emergency hospital admissions for asthma, diabetes and epilepsy 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Teenage Pregnancy Preventative Services funded by the Liverpool teenage pregnancy grant: a rapid evaluation – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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.

Self-harm among children in the North West: accident and emergency attendances 2007 / 2007-2009 / 2007/08-2009/10 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

European report on preventing child maltreatment – World Health Organization

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

TIIG Intentional and unintentional childhood injuries within Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2012/13) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Intentional and unintentional childhood injuries within Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2012/13) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Evidence briefing: Delivering effective health services to children and young people – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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