Tagged: children

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

Flu vaccination programme extended to all children

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will today accept recommendations from UK immunisation experts to extend the flu vaccination programme to all children. The UK Government is already recognised to have one of the world’s most comprehensive vaccination programmes and under the … Read more → – Flu vaccination programme extended to all children

School nurses – time to man up?

There’s more to school nursing than overseeing vaccinations or stamping out head lice. These days, school nurses play a vital and growing role in the mental, social and physical wellbeing of the nation’s schoolchildren – it’s an increasingly wide brief … Read more → – School nurses – time to man up?

Getting it right for children, young people and families

Maximising the school nursing contribution The Department of Health, Department for Education, key partner organisations, professionals, young people and children have joined forces to launch a vision for the future of school nursing. Getting it right for children, young people … Read more → – Getting it right for children, young people and families