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Healthcare standards for children and young people in secure settings

Around 10,000 children and young people a year in the UK come into contact with secure settings. 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, commis...
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Looked after children (LAC)

This term typically denotes children cared for by Government, though exact definitions vary between the four nations. More than 93,000 children in the UK are in care, 70,000 in England. Most are taken into care over fears of abuse or neglect. They are vulnerable to health inequalities, and exhibit s...