Category list : School nurses
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Children appear to be gaining weight as they pass through primary school, with the youngest much less likely to be obese than the oldest, according to latest figures.
Public health spending will be cut by 4% a year in real terms, as part of the government’s spending review.
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A rare pediatric conditionSubscription
Government details of how cuts to public health budgets are to be applied have created a “state of despair” among those working in prevention, with health visiting, school nursing and sexual health services all expected to be in the line of fire for savings.
A children’s community liaison nurse from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has received national praise for her work on developing mental health services for school pupils.
'Concerning' ethnic minority view on HPV vaccineSubscription
Around 20% of girls from ethnic minority backgrounds are not being vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) because they feel they do not need to have it, according to a study.
A pilot scheme to vaccinate older primary school children against influenza in England has been put on hold because of a supply issue.
A project provided children and young people with better care and support, and improved education and awareness for parents and teachers.
Children with no access to a garden at age three to five years are at an increased risk of developing obesity by the age seven, according to researchers.