If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Completion of forms, certificates and medicals are not covered under the NHS. Payment for reports must accompany the request or appointment booking (i.e. in advance). Please visit our Safeguarding page for more information, to view our policy and find contact telephone numbers. Turns a spotlight on the inequalities, policy failures and indifference holding back progress on tackling childhood pneumonia, the number one infectious killer of children, and proposes a way forward.
And there’s a handy section on when you might want to consider keeping your child home from school. There is growing recognition of the idea of proportionate universalism; improving the lives of all, with proportionately greater resources, targeted at the more disadvantaged groups. Our resource area for parents and carers offers a wealth of information to help you support your children to be healthy and happy as they grow.
As parents, families, carers and young people begin to use personal health records routinely. They can choose their own goals for health and wellbeing and share these with professionals, empowering them to manage their care in a collaborative partnership. If you are a member of the public looking for information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the NHS website. You can also find guidance and support on the GOV.UK website.
1 May 2019 Added template for 1 January to 31 March 2019 KPI data submission. 3 February 2020 Updated template for period 1 October to 31 December 2019. This form provides a ready-to-use template as well as instructions for submission and key performance indicator definitions.
Local Authorities are required by law to provide information about local services for children and young people, from birth to age 25, with special educational needs and/or disabilities . While strengthening primary health care has long been a core component of the health agenda, research into primary health care expenditure has been limited. Primary Health Care First seeks to understand and address that gap, an urgent priority for saving lives and a critical first step toward achieving universal health coverage by 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals. Mental health services must be equipped to support the needs of children and young people. Visit State of Child Health to learn why early intervention is important.
The vision is for transformed child health information services, which will know where every child is and how healthy they are and which give appropriate access to information for all involved in the care of children. PHC2020 provides a framework for action of how technology and data are essential for the delivery of quality and efficiency and improved patient’s outcomes. It supports frontline staff, patients and citizens to take better advantage of the digital opportunity that we currently face. All aspects of children’s health and development work together to form their overall wellbeing.
Professionals will have access to key health information at the point of care to improve decision making. When drought hit Amina’s home in Somalia, she lost her livestock and her means of providing food for her children. At just nine months old, severe malnutrition left her baby Fatima too weak to stand. On Tuesday 17 May, the Royal College of Physicians published data highlighting how the rising cost of living has worsened the nation’s health.
This has been recognised at the highest level in the Five Year Forward View , and the National Information Board’s Framework for Action, Personalised Health and Care 2020 . Where paediatricians and child health professionals will come together to discover the latest advances in care and share best practice
The gene therapy Libmeldy treats babies and children with a very rare genetic condition. Study finds that black women are 40% more likely to have a miscarriage than white women. About 200 hospitals worldwide are offering safe cancer treatment for boys like Pavlo and Kyril. Acute hepatitis – or liver inflammation – among children was first reported in the UK last week.
The safety and welfare of children is of paramount importance to us and we work diligently to ensure that all of the services we commission ensure high quality, safe and effective care. Our movement’s child health and nutrition programmes reached 27.9 million children in 2020. Children whose parents encourage them to be active and eat well are more likely to stay a healthy weight and grow up healthy. Research shows children who stay a healthy weight tend to be fitter, healthier, better able to learn, and more self-confident.