Developing well

All the news and publications from the Department relating to children growing up, from the age of 5 to 18.

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Young People in the Workplace pledge: a call for organisations

The Responsibility Deal Health at Work network is today announcing the new Young People in the Workplace pledge that all employers can sign up to. The pledge aims to better … Read more → – Young People in the Workplace pledge: a call for organisations

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 … Read more → – New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths

NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

More than 100,000 people have already signed up to receive online advice about looking after their baby – and a quarter of these are fathers. The NHS Information Service for … Read more → – NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

New child abuse alert system for hospitals announced

Hospitals will have a new system to help doctors and nurses spot children suffering from abuse and neglect, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced today. Work on the system will … Read more → – New child abuse alert system for hospitals announced

Output based specification for child health information systems published

The ‘Output based specification’ is a child health specific supplement to existing NHS information standards documents. The document contains high level technical requirements for information systems to be procured to … Read more → – Output based specification for child health information systems published

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 … Read more → – More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum heads speak about their work

The joint chairs of the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum, Professor Ian Lewis, Medical Director at the Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, and Christine Lenehan, Director at … Read more → – Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum heads speak about their work