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.
Published on 24th January 2018
The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers got wider last year, the King’s Fund has warned.
Published on 5th December 2017
Every school and college will have a mental health lead by 2025, the government has announced.
Published on 10th October 2017
The children’s commissioner for England has raised concerns about the “shockingly poor” mental health services that children and young people are receiving.
Published on 19th September 2017
More than a quarter of young people referred to CAMHS services were not accepted, a report by the Education Policy Institute has found.
Published on 21st August 2017
The government’s Mental Health Workforce Plan has been criticised for failing to include allied health professionals and social workers.
Published on 4th August 2017
The mental health workforce is set to expand by 21,000 new posts, the government has announced.
Published on 11th July 2017
More than half a million children in England are so vulnerable that the state has to step in, the children’s commissioner has warned.