In Depth

Positive action to cut childhood obesity

Public health expert outlines the wide holistic preventative approach Leeds Council has taken to reverse obesity rates in young children.

Guide to measure loneliness

Feeling lonely can harm children's wellbeing, so a new guide aims to help charities identify the problem.

School mental health pilots

New school-based teams and practitioners aim to provide mental health support to pupils earlier.

Commissioning: Mental health transformation plans

Partnerships are crucial to ensure transformation plans deliver improvements to children's mental health, says Toni Badnall-Neill.

Helping children get a good night's sleep

Getting enough sleep is vital to children and young people's wellbeing, yet research suggests social media and screen-based technology is making this harder. Charlotte Goddard investigates.