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Teenage pregnancy at all-time low

Posted: 27 - Feb - 2015

New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that conceptions among under-18s in England are continuing to fall.

Building Great Britons report released

Posted: 27 - Feb - 2015

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Conception to Age 2 has launched the Building Great Britons report setting out how best to support early years service delivery.

Reassurance over pregnancy vaccines

Posted: 26 - Feb - 2015

Public Health England (PHE) has issued clarification of the risks of vaccines during pregnancy with the publication of new guidance.

Quitting smoking linked to beating depression

Posted: 25 - Feb - 2015

People who smoke are more likely to suffer with anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

Parents spend £35k in first five years

Posted: 24 - Feb - 2015

Research has shown that parents spend an average of £35,000 on their children by their fifth birthday.

Twitter Tuesday to focus on eating disorders

Posted: 24 - Feb - 2015

This week's live hosted #CPHVAtt Twitter chat will discuss how to sensitively deal with eating disorders in children, young people and parents.

Children to have more say in family courts

Posted: 23 - Feb - 2015

Young people involved in family law cases are to have a greater say in issues that affect their future.

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Latest News

Teenage pregnancy at all-time low

Posted: 27 - Feb - 2015

New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that conceptions among under-18s in England are continuing to fall.

Building Great Britons report released

Posted: 27 - Feb - 2015

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Conception to Age 2 has launched the Building Great Britons report setting out how best to support early years service delivery.

Reassurance over pregnancy vaccines

Posted: 26 - Feb - 2015

Public Health England (PHE) has issued clarification of the risks of vaccines during pregnancy with the publication of new guidance.

Quitting smoking linked to beating depression

Posted: 25 - Feb - 2015

People who smoke are more likely to suffer with anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

Parents spend £35k in first five years

Posted: 24 - Feb - 2015

Research has shown that parents spend an average of £35,000 on their children by their fifth birthday.

Twitter Tuesday to focus on eating disorders

Posted: 24 - Feb - 2015

This week's live hosted #CPHVAtt Twitter chat will discuss how to sensitively deal with eating disorders in children, young people and parents.

Children to have more say in family courts

Posted: 23 - Feb - 2015

Young people involved in family law cases are to have a greater say in issues that affect their future.

MORE

Feature - Vitamin D in children

This sample feature from Community Practitioner looks at vitamin D deficiency in at-risk groups. There has been a lot of public health interest in vitamin D since the documented resurgence of rickets in children, and this article focuses on the identification of widespread vitamin D deficiency and the growing understanding of the role vitamin D plays in the immune system.

 

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