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
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
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
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
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
This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.
This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.
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
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
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
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
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
This Commons Library briefing paper deals with the establishment of a fund which will pay the fees charged by burial and cremation authorities, and some associated expenses, in respect of the funeral in England of a child under the age
This literature search is a summary of the latest international research about effective interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.
This report summarises the emerging evidence from the UK on the issue of child sexual exploitation. It provides practice examples to support local public health leaders to establish a public health framework for prevention and intervention.