Published on 24th November 2018
One in eight 5 to 19-year- olds have at least one mental health problem when assessed in 2017, official statistics have revealed.
Published on 3rd October 2018
The number of children going missing due to links with county drugs lines has been reduced in a Home Office funded project in Kent.
Published on 13th September 2018
Children and young people who have experienced abuse or neglect should receive support from a consistent group of practitioners, a NICE draft quality standard has said.
Published on 11th July 2018
The children’s social care system varies ‘wildly’ from one area to another with children’s safety being jeopardised, a report has warned.
Published on 4th July 2018
More than two million children are living in complex family circumstances which make them vulnerable, the children’s commissioner for England has warned.
Published on 27th June 2018
Survivors of domestic violence and their children are being forced to sleep rough due to some housing teams failing to support them, Women’s Aid has warned.
Published on 12th June 2018
Almost half of the entire £8.6 billion children’s services budget in England is now spent on 73,000 children in the care system, according to analysis carried out for the children’s commissioner for England.
Published on 9th May 2018
MPs have criticised the government’s proposals to transform children and young people’s mental health services as unambitious and failing to help young people who need support.