Help children to walk and cycle to school

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“Now that millions of pupils have gone back to school, we call on the government to get more children walking and cycling the school journey………………………………………………………………………………. Representing health charities and active travel groups: Andrew Furber President, Association for Directors of Public … Continued

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Problems

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Barriers to managing child and adolescent mental health problems: a systematic review of primary care practitioners’ perceptions Doireann O’Brien, Kate Harvey, Jessica Howse, Tessa Reardon, Cathy Creswell. The British Journal of General Practice “Background Mental health problems are common and … Continued

New Diabetes Data From PHE

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New data from PHE reveals 3.8 million people in England aged over 16 had diabetes in 2015, around 9% of the adult population. The new Diabetes Prevalence Model, produced by the Public Health England (PHE) National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (NCVIN) … Continued

Virtual Justice Evaluation Report

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Issues surrounding the use of the internet such as cyber-bullying, hate crime, child sexual exploitation and sexting were included. Evaluation results demonstrated that the project outcomes were being fulfilled, as participants: increased their awareness about the consequences of cybercrime; shared … Continued

Job Opportunity: Consultant in Public Health

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CONSULTANT IN PUBLIC HEALTH/PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE Full time Temporary until 30/9/18 Salary Agenda for Change 8D – £66,582 – £82,434 or Medical Consultant’s Contract Closes: 24 Sep 2016 This is a joint post funded by North Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) … Continued

Young children still exceeding sugar recommendation.

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National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), published today (9 September 2016) Children aged 4 to 10 years are consuming more than double the recommended amount of sugar, although consumption of sugary drinks has fallen compared to 6 years ago. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/young-children-still-exceeding-sugar-recommendation

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