Evaluating implementation of the WHO set of recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children. Progress, challenges and guidance for next steps in the WHO European Region – World Health Organization

A growing body of independent monitoring and research indicates that existing policies and regulations are markedly insufficient to address the continuing challenges in this field. Policies and regulations tend to use narrow definitions and criteria (they frequently apply to pre-digital

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.  

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.

North West Children and Young People’s Health Indicators – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report shows the picture of the health of 1.7 million children and young people in the North West by comparing the health and wellbeing of under-18s in local areas across the region against 50 different indicators.

Burosumab for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people: Highly specialised technologies guidance [HST8] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on burosumab (Crysvita) for X‑linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people. Burosumab is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, for treating X‑linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) with radiographic evidence of bone disease in children aged 1 year and over, and in

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

Improving children and young people’s mental health services – National Audit Office

This report forms part of The National Audit Office’s wider programme of work on mental health, following their 2016 report Mental health services: preparations for access and our 2017 report Mental health in prisons. It examines whether the government is on track to meet

Access to children and young people’s mental health services: 2018 – Education Policy Institute

Report from the the Education Policy Institute considering the  state of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in England.  It finds: Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services have risen significantly in recent years. Some areas have lost early intervention services

NDTMS Themed Report Parental Status, 2007/08 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

According to the Hidden Harm report, there are estimated to be 250,000-350,000 children of problem drug users in the UK (ACMD, 2003). Only 37% of fathers and 64% of mothers with a drug problem still have their children living with

Addressing the needs of children of substance using parents: an evaluation of Families First’s Intensive Intervention: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

In response to Hidden Harm (ACMD, 2003), the government outlined its commitment to fund research identifying what types of services and interventions work with children of problem drug and alcohol users and their families (DfES, 2005). This evaluation of Families

Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) A British Paediatric Surveillance Unit analysis – Public Health England

The final report from a 2-year, active surveillance study of blood lead concentrations in children – known as Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) – which ran in the UK and Republic of Ireland from June 2010 to

Young people’s secure care: Professionals’ and parents’ views of its purpose, placements and practice – NHS England

Provides evidence about the present and future care needs of children and young people placed in secure settings.    

Census of young people in secure settings on 14 September 2016: characteristics, needs and pathways of care – NHS England

Provides evidence about the present and future care needs of children and young people placed in secure settings.  

Indicators of Children and Adults’ Healthy Weight in North West Local Authorities – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides a summary (for each of the North West local authorities) of 29 measures that have, or are considered to have, an established relationship to weight – covering key themes such as food and diet, physical activity, breastfeeding

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

Evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme across Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Youth Connect 5 YC5) is a training programme funded by Champs Public Health Collaborative through Health Education England and delivered over an 18 month period by Merseyside Youth Association (MYA) that aims to improve children and young people’s resilience, emotional health and

Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools: Guidance for PHE Centre Health Protection Teams – Public Health England

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in schools including: preparedness measures investigation of outbreaks response measures

Preventing violence through the development of safe, stable and nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing looks at the effectiveness of interventions that encourage safe, stable and nurturing relationships for preventing child maltreatment and aggressive behaviour in childhood. The focus is on primary prevention programmes, those that are implemented early enough to avoid the