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Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

A number of mothers, each with a severely epileptic child, are today holding a vigil outside the offices of the Department of Health &...
Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 could reverse the major progress that has been made toward eliminating preventable child deaths. The number of deaths...
Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which recognises the children and adolescents affected by cancer within Europe and across the globe. CCI Europe (representing parents/patients)...
BAME babies receive £3.3m funding for a healthy start in life

BAME and deprived communities receive healthy start funding

A new, multi million pound funding package will benefit BAME and deprived communities to help give babies the best chance at a healthy start...
COVID-19 and mental health at work and school

COVID-19 and mental health at work and school

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a growing mental health crisis. Isolation, uncertainty, and fear have all been significant factors in worsening mental health during the...
Breastfeeding unlikely to pass COVID-19 to babies

Breastfeeding unlikely to give COVID-19 to babies

A new, observational study has demonstrated that it is unlikely mothers will pass COVID-19 to their newborn babies through breastfeeding if they take correct...
Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

A new survey has revealed that almost half of children aged five to 10 years old are not practising proper hand hygiene by using...
Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Protective antibodies for the rare children’s disease – flaccid myelitis – have been identified by researchers, who hope the find could lead to future...
Improving insomnia in young cancer survivors with telehealth

Improving insomnia in young cancer survivors with telehealth

As telehealth explodes across the globe a new online programme is helping adolescent and child cancer survivors by reducing insomnia. A new, online telehealth programme,...
Remote mental health treatment for young people with depression

Remote mental health treatment for young people with depression

A new, remote mental health treatment that helps young people suffering from anxiety and depression will now be made available on the NHS. The online...
Government risks second COVID-19 spike if schools re-open says SAGE

Government risks second COVID-19 spike if schools re-open says SAGE

The independent SAGE committee has stated that schools should not re-open on June 1 because there is ‘no clear evidence’ that it is safe...
Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and a new report from the World Health Organization has shown that young people in Europe are...

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