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Council budgets buckling under soaring costs for children’s social care, warn charities

Children's charities have warned that funding for early intervention has plummeted over time despite recent spending increases on children's services Analysis commissioned by charities including Action for Children and Barnardo's and conducted by Pro Bono economics found that while English councils' spending on children's services rose by eight percent in compared to the previous...
Ofstednews
RT @Shannon_Trust: We’re pleased to see that the important work of Shannon Trust is continuing to be highlighted by @HMIPrisonsnews and @Of…
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Government warned against underfunding children’s mental health services

Steve Barclay has been alerted after NHS failures to provide mental health care contributed to the death of a -year-old girl who waited nine months for an assessment Nadia Persaud area coroner for East London wrote a Prevention of Future Deaths report to health secretary Steve Barcley raising concerns about underfunding of services following the...
SocialWorkEng
During #SocialWorkWeek2023 we hosted colleagues from @UCL_CoPro for a session on the value co-production brings.… https://t.co/grHPSjv8hc
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Inflation: 90% of schools providing uniforms to pupils, report shows

Almost of schools in England are reporting providing uniforms and clothing to some pupils to tackle the impacts of cost-of-living pressures according to a new report The report which was produced by the National Foundation for Education Research NFER found more than of primary secondary and special schools are also subsidising extracurricular activities...
Ofstednews
Are you a provider of supported accommodation for children in care & care leavers aged 16-17, and have you register… https://t.co/wcqig24Y6X
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Scottish government told to do better over ‘disappointing’ child mental health services

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland have called for sustained investment in mental health after figures showed more than a quarter of children and young people waited longer than the government's target time for specialist help The latest figures showed that over April to June of patients were seen by Child and Adolescent...
Ofstednews
Ofsted’s Deputy Director for Further Education and Skills, Paul Joyce and Specialist Adviser Richard Pemble chat to… https://t.co/jKr3cbfAF7
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Martha’s law: a demand to protect children from the NHS

The mother of a -year-old girl who tragically lost her life due to treatment failures has released a new report calling for a new policy in England In partnership with the thinktank Demos Merope Mills the mother of Martha Mills who died in after health experts failed to identify and treat a case of...
londoncouncils
As we said to @lgcplus, boroughs are determined that London's #devolution journey is not yet over. Greater devolu… https://t.co/cpZ6Cwlhud
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Lucy Letby: Inquiry granted legal powers following calls from shattered families

The UK health secretary has announced the inquiry into the circumstances around crimes committed by the prolific baby serial killer will become statutory Last month one of the most horrific murder cases came to light as Lucy Letby a former neonatal nurse based at a hospital in Chester became the third woman alive to be...
Ofstednews
We have recently published new research on reading education in prisons. The report is a joint publication with… https://t.co/qmeMBIqudw
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English school buildings closed to protect children’s health

Schools constructed with a particular type of concrete have been forced to shut immediately as they are prone to collapse putting children's safety at risk Today it was announced that over schools have been contacted days before the new term is about to start informing them they must shut down in order to fit...
londoncouncils
RT @doitldn: Amazing turnout at #Prideinlondon - in position and can't wait to head off. https://t.co/2JmIyeSEyb
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Every region of England caught in childcare recruitment crisis – survey

Every English region is struggling to recruit childcare workers according to analysis by the TUC using Coram Family and Childcare data Nearly all of English councils who responded to a survey told Coram that childcare providers in their area were having difficulty recruiting childcare workers with the right skills and experience to do the...
SocialWorkEng
@ashleamayallen If you have tried the above and you’re still not able to use the website as expected, our enquiries… https://t.co/bwkLbnSJNM
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UK’s first womb transplant carried out in Oxford

Surgeons in the Southern city have performed a life-changing surgery to help a -year-old woman bear a child Yesterday it was reported that health professionals in Oxford were the first in the UK to perform a successful womb transplant Both women involved in the procedure wish to remain anonymous but it has become known that...
SocialWorkEng
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Prolific baby serial killer has been sentenced to life imprisonment

Lucy Letby has become the third woman ever in the UK to be sentenced to life in prison after she murdered seven babies in a Chester-based hospital Labelled as the most 'sickening' case to have hit UK headlines the trial of Lucy Letby has finally reached a verdict Today Mr Justice Goss ruled at...
SocialWorkEng
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