A Health Needs Assessment for Children and Adults with Neurodevelopmental Conditions in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

A rapid health needs assessment for children and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). This report includes a review of the literature which details: risk factors, prevalence estimates and a summary

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: Summary: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 91) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 90) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Health needs assessment of young offenders in the youth justice system on Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 92) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Health needs assessment that covers Liverpool, , Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral and Halton. It includes a detailed description of the young offender population, both nationally and on Merseyside, and a brief review of relevant literature, as well as interviews

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services: (LPHO Report Series, number 102: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 5) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Although there is evidence that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest levels of mental illness across the lifespan, access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. This rapid evidence review presents the evidence of

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 105) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 104) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Estimates of the number of children who live with opiate users, England 2014/15 – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report summarises the latest results from a project to estimate the number of children who live with opiate users, England 2014/15.

Understanding the impact of the Widnes Vikings Game Changer programme – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The role of the voluntary and community sector in delivering activities to reduce inequalities has been recognised within recent public health policy and practice. This asset-based approach builds on the 2010 Public Health White Paper ‘Healthy Lives, Healthy People’ (DH,

Case for Change: Self-harm in children and young people – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Report on self-harm, covering children and young people aged 5-24 years in the 9 local authority areas in Cheshire and Merseyside. The report includes a review of relevant literature on self-harm, available local and national data, an overview of the

Is it all smoke without fire? Welsh Primary School Children’s Perceptions of Electronic Cigarettes

The increasing popularity and rapid growth of electronic cigarettes has raised considerable concern about their impact on children and young people. Concerns relate to electronic cigarettes acting as a potential gateway to tobacco smoking for young never-smokers, increased experimentation leading

Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children – HM Government

This 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps explain how to move to the newrrangements. The statutory framework sets out the legislation relevant to safeguarding and it should be read alongside the statutory guidance. Statutory guidance is

Government Response to the First Joint Report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees of Session 2017-19 on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: A Green Paper – Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education

Government response to the joint report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees on ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’. It also gives the Governments response to the consultation on the Green Paper. This consultation

Children affected by domestic abuse fund: prospectus – Home Office

This document explains the objectives of the fund, who can apply, how to apply, and the high-level outcomes. Applicants can apply using the contracts finder notice where there will also be full details of the application process, criteria and scoring.

Fostering Better Outcomes: The Government response to the Education Select Committee report into fostering and Foster Care in England – Department for Education

This document sets out the government’s response to that report and to the Education Select Committee’s inquiry into fostering. The response sets out the steps the government are taking to improve the outcomes and well-being of children in care.

Fostering: First Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Education Committee

Foster care is an invaluable part of the care system, providing thousands of children and young people with safe, loving and stable homes and family environments. Yet the foster care system in England is currently under pressure: the number of

Childhood obesity: a plan for action: Chapter 2 – Department of Health and Social Care

Outlines the actions the government will take towards its goal of halving childhood obesity and reducing the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030. This follows a reductions industry has delivered a 2%