More children referred to social care last year

More children referred to social care last year

There were 657,800 children referred to social care in England during 2013 to 2014, an increase of 10.8 percent on

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Lib Dems adopt mandatory reporting of child abuse policy

Lib Dems adopt mandatory reporting of child abuse policy

The Liberal Democrats have revealed party plans to introduce “mandatory reporting” in an effort to tackle child abuse in England.

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Councils warned to examine children safeguarding measures in light of Rotherham

Councils warned to examine children safeguarding measures in light of Rotherham

Ministers at the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Department of Education (DfE) have written a joint letter

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Children’s mental health services require “complete overhaul” say council leaders

Children’s mental health services require “complete overhaul” say council leaders

The LGA (Local Government Association) has raised concern over children’s mental health services in England and Wales, stating that “stretched

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Government allocates £7.4m to extend foster kids’ right to “Stay Put” until 21

Government allocates £7.4m to extend foster kids’ right to “Stay Put” until 21

The Department for Education (DfE) has introduced changes to its Planning Transition to Adulthood for Care Leavers guidance, within the

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NICE issue draft recommendations to tackle sudden infant death syndrome

NICE issue draft recommendations to tackle sudden infant death syndrome

According to the Office of National Statistics, 244 unexplained infant deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2011. Most of

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