We ask that you allow up to 28 days for the process to be completed, you will be contacted by phone when your form is ready for collection. In recent years there has been a new emphasis on ways of improving children’s health which focuses on the importance of early interventions and preventive measures in improving health. The Family Information Service is a statutory service delivered by local authorities, providing free individually tailored information, advice and guidance on any family matter. The service is available to any family member taking care of children or young people aged 0-19 years of age inclusive as well as professionals working with families. 1 August 2018 Published updated child health records departments data submission template for period 1 April to 30 June 2018. The dashboard provides a high level overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic, and in particular the measures that have been put in place to control it, are impacting more widely on health and health services.

  • 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.
  • Limit the amount of time your child spends on inactive pastimes such as watching television, playing video games and playing on electronic devices.
  • Information on mental health and wellbeing, healthy lifestyles and advice on some more serious conditions like meningitis and sepsis are also covered.
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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.

Core Scientific Facilities & Centres

The health service obviously plays an important part in promoting the health and well-being of children. NHS Scotland provides a universal health promotion programme to all children and their families known as the child health programme. ISD publishes a range of information derived from provision of the child health programme, including information on immunisation, infant feeding, child development and children’s weight and growth. Patients, parents and carers also need better access to information and the ‘Healthy Children’ vision supports parents and professionals in their direct care for children and young people to promote their health and wellbeing. The vision promotes the use of apps and digital tools to empower patients, parents and carers in sharing decision making and so allowing them to become key stakeholders in their own health and care. The way we manage and inform parents and professionals about the health of children has not changed in over 20 years.

Yet our job is far from done – more than five million under-fives still die each year. We find new ways to reach children fighting to survive and rebuild their lives. Chair of the Trainees’ Committee, Dr Laura Kelly is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s national PAFTAs, celebrating paediatric training achievements across the UK.

International Precision Child Health Partnership Ipchip

Our work on equality, diversity and inclusion is not a finite project. One year on from the publication of our Working for change reports, we report against the actions we’d committed to implement. A set of resources to help parents interact with their baby, boosting child development and setting up positive behaviour as their child grows. Find out more about recognising issues with child mental health, how to respond and take appropriate action. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.

1 November 2018 Added data reporting template for period 1 July to 30 September 2018. 1 February 2019 Updated data reporting template for period 1 October to 31 December 2018. kids health is a website providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. It provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use. It becomes possible to deliver personalized health promotion materials to people and enter into dialogue with them.