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School arts project encourages pupils to express feelings

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

25 June 2019

Pupils at secondary in largely Asian community take part in an art project to raise mental health awareness.

Supports families to improve and maintain positive mental health.

Programme delivers a whole-school approach to mental health.

Teachers learn mental heath first aid

By Danielle Aumord |

25 June 2019

Helps teachers improve mental health support skills.

Young ambassadors scheme opens up opportunities for careers in care

By Rob Wallace, volunteer manager, St Clare Hospice |

25 June 2019

Young people learn about palliative care and provide much-valued support to vulnerable patients.

Workshops help families get the right support

By Charlotte Goddard |

25 June 2019

Programme of workshops gives parents with disabled children the skills and confidence they need to access support services to improve their families' lives.

EPODE tackles childhood obesity in France

By Derren Hayes |

25 June 2019

Latest data from the National Child Measurement Programme shows that in the 2017/18 academic year, 22.4 per cent of reception age school children in England were classified as overweight or obese, rising to 34.3 per cent for year 6 pupils.

Gloucestershire County Council

By Derren Hayes |

25 June 2019

Struggling South West authority aims to tackle high social worker agency and vacancy rates to improve reputation and stability.

Joined-up approach has expanded public health's reach and embedded prevention focus.

Consortium of local boroughs form a regional framework.