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Social work set free to innovate

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  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire are among the authorities chosen to take part in the Partners in Practice programme to transform children's social care. Eileen Fursland finds out about their plans.

Technology in Children's Services: Policy context

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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020
At its best, technology speeds up laborious inputting of information, enabling children’s services practitioners to spend more time with their clients, helps commissioners to identify trends so they can prioritise resources, and enable leaders to make informed choices on how services are structured.

Evaluating early intervention

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  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Intervening early can prevent problems escalating and save money in the long term. But how do services demonstrate this? Joe Lepper asked a range of experts for advice on effective evaluation.

Research Report: National Survey of Injury Prevention Activities of Children's Centres

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  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
There is a lot of research into the role children's centres play in improving outcomes for disadvantaged families. However, researchers from the University of Nottingham were keen to investigate centres' role in preventing injuries to under-fives, an area not previously analysed. Previous research has found injuries disproportionately affect children from low-income families.

New Age for young children's health

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  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Local authorities assumed responsibility in October for commissioning public health services for under-fives. Charlotte Goddard explores the challenges involved and plans for the future.

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