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.
Factsheet for health professionals on the common myths about Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer.
Department of Health and Social Care and Department of Education guidance for health services, social care services and special education settings. It sets out how to support children and young people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and mental health
This guidance provides information for healthcare practitioners about HPV universal programme eligibility, scheduling and vaccine administration for the adolescent programme.
There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards – first published in 2013, and refreshed in
Together for Short Lives survey of 27 children’s hospices in England shows that NHS and local council cuts are hitting lifeline care for seriously ill children. The report calls on NHS England to keep its promise to protect the Children’s
Children’s Commissioner report that aims to take stock of advocacy provided by local authorities three years on and to highlight ongoing issues observed by the Children’s Commissioner’s Help at Hand service, which provides advice and help to children in care.
In December 2017, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) published Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients. That report included five recommendations relating to: the training of doctors and other medical professionals; the quality and availability of
Case study to assist with understanding how integrated care systems are supporting children and young people.
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
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
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
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