There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards - first published in 2013, and refreshed in 2019 for England - help healthcare professionals, commissioners,...
SSPAUs are hospital-based facilities where infants, children and young people with acute illness, injury or other urgent referrals from clinicians can be assessed, investigated, observed and treated with an expectation of discharge in less than 24 hours. Standards are vital to guide the development ...
Our report, available to download below, provides a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children. These range from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and a low rate of breastfeeding, to child deaths. The data prov...
This chapter looks at healthy weight at end of primary school, HPV vaccine, smoking, alcohol and drugs, wellbeing, suicide, road injuries and sexual health.
We asked members and colleagues in Emergency Departments about the challenges they face going into winter. Here are our core findings and full survey results.