This research estimates there are 27,000 children in England who identify as a gang member, only a fraction of whom are known to children’s services. Some of these children may only identify loosely with a gang and may not be
STOMP -STAMP (Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both-Supporting Treatment and Appropriate Medication in Paediatrics) pledge resources for organisations and individuals that work with children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both
Report that congratulates the Government on its commitment to child health, commending them on bold pledges in areas such as obesity, mental health and the integration of children’s health services. The scorecard, which describes progress against a series of recommendations
This report sets out the findings of the Commissioner’s 3-month review and makes recommendations for the improvement of children’s social care services in Wakefield. This follows an Ofsted report finding the overall effectiveness of the council’s children’s social care services
Joseph Rowntree Foundation report that examines how UK poverty rates have changed in our society over the last few years, as well as over the longer term. The research focuses particularly on changes to poverty among children and workers, as
Analysis of children’s and young people’s views, experiences and suggestions to overcome loneliness, using in-depth interviews, the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017 and Good Childhood Index Survey, 2018.
This resource is made up of briefings and practice examples to promote healthy weight for children, young people and families as part of a whole systems approach. It supports: local authorities Clinical Commissioning Groups other NHS partners and non-government agencies
How can services meet the needs of young people who self-harm? The report analyses outcome data and by enganging with users of WISH services and stakeholders, finds that the WISH Centre’s work makes a difference to young people, by combining counselling
Early intervention is a loosely-defined term that refers to taking action to resolve problems as soon as possible, before they become more difficult to reverse. This Report, considers early intervention in relation to childhood adversity and trauma, to tackle the
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
This Q&A has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices about the EpiPen and EpiPen Junior Supply issue.
This study investigated cannabis use in young people recruited from Liverpool City Centre aged between 16-25 years and who were not in contact with treatment services. The research aimed to identify patterns of young people’s cannabis use and to investigate
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
Experts in children’s allergies have developed the advice in this letter to support parents and guardians of children who use Epipen Junior 150mcg.
This report examines the characteristics of clients assessed by DIP teams in 31 non-intensive D(A)AT areas across England in 2006/7. It focuses upon significant differences between clients under 25 and their older counterparts. The implications for service delivery are discussed.
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.
Preventing alcohol misuse by children is a public health priority. Consumption doubled in the last 15 years with the greatest rise in those under 15 years old. Children who abuse alcohol before 15 years are four times more likely to
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
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
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