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School nursing: New ways of working with children and young people during the Covid-19 pandemic: A scoping review VIEW PUBLICATION HERE

COVID-19 deaths in children and young people in England, March 2020 to December 2021: An active prospective national surveillance study


The Paradox of Wealthy Nations’ Low Adolescent Life Satisfaction

Using PISA 2018 data from nearly half a million 15-year-olds across 72 middle- and high-income countries, this study investigates the relationship between economic development and adolescent subjective well-being.


Resetting services to disabled children

There will be a national survey of parent-carers, young people and professionals to find out their views on the draft recommendations and agree key-guidance for policy makers.


Adolescents’ perspectives on soft drinks after the introduction of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy: A focus group study using reflexive thematic analysis


Key messages from research on child sexual abuse


“Selfie” harm: Effects on mood and body image in young women


The distribution of harmful product marketing in public outdoor spaces and the effectiveness of marketing bans


Readability of Commonly Used Quality of Life Outcome Measures for Youth Self-Report


From a child who IS a problem to a child who HAS a problem: fixed period school exclusions and mental health outcomes from routine outcome monitoring among children and young people attending school counselling

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The Impact of the Universal Infant Free School Meal Policy on Dietary Quality in English and Scottish Primary School Children: Evaluation of a Natural Experiment


The experiences of young people and their families living with excess weight

Young people and their families living with excess weight experience huge stigma and judgement.  As the NHS delivers new clinics for excess weight we are delighted to share the results of work with young people and parents that highlights the need for good communication, consistency, follow up and holistic approaches.

Why don’t children and young people engage with diabetes services?

Improving asthma management in schools

Barts Charity funded study finds that in-school workshops could help children with asthma.

Asthma in the UK

The scale and nature of CSA

To tackle child sexual abuse, we need to properly understand its causes, scope, scale, and impact. There has been increasing awareness of child sexual abuse and its impact on victims and survivors in recent years. Despite this, there are still many gaps in our knowledge and understanding which limit how we can best protect and support children.

Observational analysis of disparities in obesity in children in the UK: Has Leeds bucked the trend?


The unintended consequences of school closures during COVID-19 on children and young people’s physical health rights -what are they and how can they be mitigated?


What is the role of a school nurse?

Understanding how school nurses can add value to local councils’ Healthy Child Programme

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Supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+

Frontline Briefing (2022)

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Complete routine immunisation schedule

Immunisation information for health professionals and immunisation practitioners.

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Changes in household food and drink purchases following restrictions on the advertisement of high fat, salt, and sugar products across the Transport for London network: A controlled interrupted time series analysis

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Developing a More Tailored Approach to Patient and Public Involvement with Children and Families in Paediatric Clinical Research: Lessons Learned

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Safeguarding children and young people from child sexual exploitation in line with England’s School Nurse Programme: supporting the implementation of the new service offer (World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Public Health Nursing and Midwifery Case Study)

Author: Michael Fanner – Lecturer in Nursing & Paramedic Sciences – University of
West London

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“We are pleased to share with you the first ever WHO report on its work on adolescent health”

Working for a brighter, healthier future

How WHO improves health and promotes well-being for the world’s adolescents

17 January 2022 | Report

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Universal Health Visiting Pathway evaluation – phase 1: main report – primary research with health visitors and parents and case note review

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Reflective, relational leadership and management

In health, those in safeguarding lead roles find themselves with legislation, statutory guidance and the weight of national scandals highlighting how important leadership is in their role.

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A Rapid Review and Narrative Synthesis of the Consequences of Non-Inclusive Sex Education in UK Schools on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Young People

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Relationships between Child Development at School Entry and Adolescent Health – A Participatory Systematic Review

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A Rapid Review and Narrative Synthesis of the Consequences of Non-Inclusive Sex Education in UK Schools on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Young People

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A good investment: longer-term cost savings of sensitive parenting in childhood


“People don’t talk about it”: Child sexual abuse in ethnic minority communities | IICSA Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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Impact of Web-Based Sharing and Viewing of Self-Harm–Related Videos and Photographs on Young People

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Child First evidence-base report | Loughborough University

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Young adults face higher risk of severe disease from infections than school-age children


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