National Survey Of Local Innovation And Research Needs Of The NHS: Full Report – The AHSN Network

This report includes analysis of the innovation and research needs at local level across all Academic Health Science Networks. There were some differences in regional priorities but common themes emerged which reflected wider challenges facing the NHS and align with

Transitions to adulthood: The case for a cross-departmental taskforce – The Children’s Society

One in five 16 year olds experience five or more complex issues. Their age means these young people often fall between the cracks of children’s and adults’ services and are left without support. Many face further challenges as support drops

Student Alcohol Research and Prevention Activity (SARPA) Pre-Intervention Report – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Student Alcohol Research and Prevention Activity (SARPA) project aims to encourage students in Liverpool to drink less alcohol on a night out. This report presents Stage 1 of the research activity, which incorporated a mixed methods approach. Unobtrusive venue

Keeping kids safe: Improving safeguarding responses to gang violence and criminal exploitation – Children’s Commissioner

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 and STAMP: The Principles Behind the Pledge – NHS England

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

State of Child Health England: Two Years On – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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

Report into Children’s Services in Wakefield following inspection: Report for the Secretary of State for Education – Department for Education

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

UK Poverty 2018 – Joeseph Rowntree Foundation

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

Children’s And Young People’s Experiences Of Loneliness: 2018 – Office for National Statistics

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.

Promoting healthy weight in children, young people and families: resource to support local authorities – Public Health England

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

A Space to Talk: An evaluation of the WISH Centre’s services with young people who self-harm – Centre for Mental Health

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

Evidence-based early years intervention: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

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

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

Young People and Cannabis use in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Risky drinking in North West school children and its consequences: A study of fifteen and sixteen year olds – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

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.

Younger drug users assessed by DIP teams in non-intensive areas; characteristics and implications for service delivery – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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.

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.