Young People Living Independently: A study by the Social Security Advisory Committee (Occasional Paper No. 20) – Social Security Advisory Committee

This Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) report examines the effect of the support provided through the benefit system to young people living independently – that is, those not living with parents or other relatives or guardians.  These young claimants often have

Sugar reduction: juice and milk based drinks: A technical report outlining guidelines for industry, 2017 baseline levels for drinks in scope and next steps – Public Health England

A technical report outlining guidelines for industry, 2017 baseline levels for drinks in scope and next steps. Includes: clarity on products included in the categories baseline figures for juice and milk based drinks mechanisms through which the sugar reduction ambitions can

Eye Health Needs Assessment of people in Lincolnshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire – Public Health England

Good eye health will enable people to live as independently as possible, have a high quality of life and save the cost of avoidable visual loss. As well as providing an overview of population need in the region and eye

Voices from the social care crisis :An opportunity to end a broken system, once and for all – The Care and Support Alliance

Care and Support Alliance report on how the social care crisis is affecting the day to day lives of older people, working aged disabled people and unpaid carers across the country.  It identifies that currently at least 1.2 million older people and disabled

The Government’s green paper on mental health: failing a generation: First Joint Report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees of Session 2017–19: Third Report of the Education Committee of Session 2017–19: Sixth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee of Session 2017–19 – House of Commons Health Select Committee and House of Commons Education Select Committee

Report that argues that the Government’s proposed green paper on children and young people’s mental health lacks ambition and will provide no help to the majority of those children who need it.

Cambridge House, Knowl View and Rochdale Investigation Report : A report of the Inquiry Panel – Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

This investigation report concerns child sexual abuse in Rochdale, relating to Cambridge House, Knowl View School and the late Cyril Smith. It is primarily concerned with the institutional responses of Rochdale Borough Council, the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.

Child Migration: Programmes Investigation Report: A report of the Inquiry Panel – Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Over a period of many years before and after the Second World War, successive United Kingdom governments allowed children to be removed from their families, care homes and foster care in England and Wales to be sent to institutions or families abroad,

Facing the Future Audit 2017: Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services: Facing the Future: Together for child health – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This audit covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health. It highlights gaps within paediatric rotas, with not enough consultants present within the hospital during times of self-identified peak activity.

Children’s social care questionnaires 2017: What children told us about their experiences of living in children’s homes or living with foster carers – Ofsted

Each year, Ofsted uses online questionnaires to gather views about social care services. Ofsted uses the responses, along with other information like previous inspection findings or concerns, to decide when to inspect and what to focus the inspection on. This

Drug misuse prevention: Quality standard [QS165] – NICE

This quality standard covers the prevention or delay of harmful use of drugs by children, young people and adults most likely to start using drugs, or already experimenting or using drugs occasionally. This includes illegal psychoactive substances, solvents, volatile substances,

How much would it cost to reduce child poverty in Scotland? The financial scale of child poverty in Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report from the Institute for Public Policy Research that identifies a reduction and eradication of child poverty in Scotland requires a whole-Scotland approach involving a combination of increased earnings for the poorest households (through inclusive growth), and increases in social

Safety Net: Cyberbullying’s impact on young people’s mental health: Inquiry report – The Children’s Society and Young Minds

Report from The Children’s Society and Young Minds suggesting social media companies aren’t doing enough to tackle cyberbullying putting young people’s mental health at risk. Social media is always present making cyberbullying inescapable for thousands of children. It calls on social

One in four: A profile of single parents in the UK – Gingerbread

The report uses new analysis of the Labour Force Survey and Understanding Society datasets to look at who single parents are, what their families look like, their lives at work and their financial security. It calls for: Supportive welfare Sustainable

Child Health Profiles Summary of feedback exercise and Public Health England response – Public Health England

Child health profiles have been published nationally since 2011 for each upper tier local authority in England. Public Health England (PHE) has responsibility for producing these statistics on an annual basis.  This report looks at feedback on the profiles and the PHE

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Tier 4 : General adolescent services including specialist eating disorder services – NHS England

This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for general inpatient care for young people aged 13-18 years old including specialised eating disorders services.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Psychiatric intensive care unit – NHS England

This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for the management of short-term behavioural disturbance which cannot be contained within a Tier 4 general adolescent service.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Low secure – NHS England

This service specification sets out requirements and standards for the care of young people requiring significant levels of physical, relational and procedural security.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Medium secure – NHS England

This services specification updates and replaces the existing specification published in 2013 for young people who present with the highest levels of risk of harm to others including those who have committed grave crimes and require care with high levels

Each and Every Need: A review of the quality of care provided to patients aged 0-25 years old with chronic neurodisability, using the cerebral palsies as examples of chronic neurodisabling conditions – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

Review of the quality of care provided to patients aged 0-25 years old with chronic neurodisability, using the cerebral palsies as examples of chronic neurodisabling conditions.  The report aims to improve the care provided to children and young people in

Are We Listening?: A Review Of Children And Young People’s Mental Health Services – Care Quality Commission

Report from the Care Quality Commission that identifies that children and young people experiencing mental health problems don’t get the kind of care they deserve. The system is complicated, with no easy or clear way to get help or support or find your