Children’s nursing

Maternity, child health and child and adolescent mental health services

All NHS funded providers of maternity and children’s services in England are required to commence local data collection for the maternity, child health and CAMHS data set from April 2013. This data set is important to nurses, midwives and other … Read more → – Maternity, child health and child and adolescent mental health services

New vision for children and young people

Dr Dan Poulter, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health was first to sign a pledge which commits the Government to improving the health outcomes of children and young people to amongst the best in the world. He has since been … Read more → – New vision for children and young people

New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths

A new pledge about making improvements to the health of children and young people has been launched today. The pledge is part of the government’s response to the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum. Dr Daniel Poulter MP, Parliamentary … Read more → – New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths

Recent rise in measles cases – a reminder to encourage parents to get their babies vaccinated

The Health Protection Agency recently reported the highest annual rate of measles since 1994 with 2,016 confirmed cases of measles in England and Wales in 2012.  The MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine was introduced in 1988 and since then, … Read more → – Recent rise in measles cases – a reminder to encourage parents to get their babies vaccinated

More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

The Department wants to maximise the opportunity for all interested parties to contribute to the Nursery Milk Scheme consultation, particularly all schools and nurseries across Great Britain. Therefore, and in response to requests, the deadlines for responding to the consultation … Read more → – More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective