Seasonal flu guidance for 2019 to 2020 for healthcare staff and residential staff in the children and young people’s secure estate: Preventing and responding to seasonal flu cases or outbreaks – Public Health England


Vaccine update: issue 301, September 2019 – Public Health England

Latest developments in vaccines, vaccination policies and procedures for immunisation practitioners.  This issue contains: case study of Wrenbury Primary School new resources for school teams HPV programme printed and digital resources vaccine supply for the 2019 to 2020 flu programme children’s

National Drug Treatment Monitoring System: Young people’s drug and alcohol secure settings business definitions: Core data set P – Public Health England

These documents contain business definitions for secure setting drug and alcohol treatment providers to use when collecting and submitting data to the NDTMS. NDTMS dataset P refers to future national data collection, effective from 1 April 2020. Secure settings include: prisons immigration

Quarterly vaccination coverage statistics for children aged up to five years in the UK (COVER programme): April to June 2019: (Health Protection Report Volume 13 Number 34) – Public Health England

UK quarterly data and commentary on coverage achieved by the UK childhood immunisation programme.  The cover of vaccination evaluated rapidly programme (COVER) evaluates childhood immunisation in England, collating data for children aged 1, 2 and 5. Data is collected by financial

Occupational therapy: unlocking the potential of children and young people – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists report outlining the role that occupational therapists play in improving the lives of children and young people with physical, learning and mental health needs. It demonstrates, through a series of case studies, how occupational therapists

The new realists: Unite Students Insight Report 2019 – Unite Students

Unite Students report, produced together with the Higher Education Policy Institute, investigates young people’s transition to university, their expectations and their experiences in the first year, looking at both academic and non-academic aspects. Among the findings are that loneliness and

Bleak houses: Tackling the crisis of family homelessness in England – Children’s Commissioner

This report shines a light on this homelessness crisis and shares the experiences of some of those children.  Growing up in a stable, healthy and secure home is so important for any child. Yet we know there are thousands of

The National Childhood Flu Immunisation Programme 2019/20: Information for healthcare practitioners – Public Health England

Guidance for healthcare practitioners about the inactivated influenza vaccine. This document about the inactivated influenza vaccine is intended for healthcare practitioners and includes detailed information on: the background of the programme the different types of inactivated influenza vaccine influenza vaccine recommendations

Overpayments of Carer’s Allowance: Thirtieth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee

The Work and Pensions Committee has found that carers are being disproportionately heavily penalised for years of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) administrative errors or their own honest mistakes.  They find the carers allowance is operated using a confusing

Tackling loneliness: (Briefing Paper number 8514) – House of Commons Library

The government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. This briefing: explains the Strategy; the steps taken

HSC (2004) 002 LAC (2004) 2 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2004/05 – Department of Health

In 2004-05 CAMHS funding to councils will be increased substantially to reflect the Government’s continuing commitment to radically improve the overall level of provision. The total 2004-05 CAMHS Grant is £67M. Of this £60.5M is allocated directly to councils using

HSC (2004) 004 LAC (2004) 28 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2005/06 – Department of Health

This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2006) 001 LAC(2006) 6 : Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant guidance 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Department of Health

This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?: A resource for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, school nurses, directors of public health, county sports partnerships and wider partners – Public Health England

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.  This briefing provides an overview of the evidence on what works for schools and colleges, to increase levels of physical activity amongst

Complex Gynaecology: Congenital Gynaecological Anomalies (Children of 13 years and above and Adults) – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This service specification covers the provision of specialised, multi-disciplinary team  gynaecological management, including surgery in some cases, for girls from 13 years of age and women with rare, congenital anomalies of the female genital tract. In a small number of

National Child Measurement Programme: Operational guidance 2019 – Public Health England

The National child measurement programme (NCMP) is part of the government’s commitment to dealing with the public health challenge of excess weight. The NCMP Operational guidance 2018 has been revised and chapter 3 has been updated. this document provides guidance

School Sport and Activity Action Plan – Department for Education, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, and Department of Health and Social Care

A cross-government action plan to provide pupils with greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day. The action plan: outlines a range of new measures to strengthen the role of sport within a young person’s

Choose Childhood: building a brighter future for our children – Action for Children

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