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Tuesday 17th September 2019

Children Articles


Child burn risk from hair straighteners

19th October 2016

Parents warned to be extra careful with hair straighteners by UK burns units.

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Danger of giving children holistic supplements

7th October 2016

Doctors warn of the dangers of giving children complementary therapies.

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Childrens' sugar intake double recommended level

12th September 2016

A survey has found children aged four to 10 are consuming twice as much sugar as they should be.

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Record numbers calling Childline

8th September 2016

The NSPCC says Childline received an average of one call every 30 minutes from children with suicidal thoughts in the UK last year.

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Children's mental health hospital rated inadequate

31st August 2016

The CQC has placed an independent children's mental health hospital in special measures over safety concerns.

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Learning difficulties linked to winter months

25th August 2016

New research has found learning difficulties are more common in children conceived during winter.

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The best choices of drinks for children

14th July 2016

Amount of fluid for a child depends on their age, gender, weather and how active they are.

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Thumb suckers less likely to develop allergies

12th July 2016

Research suggests thumb suckers and nail biters are less likely to develop allergies.

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Children denied mental health support

31st May 2016

Report says more than a quarter of children referred to mental health services in England in 2015 didn't receive any help.

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Mental health treatment being denied to children in care

28th April 2016

MPs say children in care are too often missing out on mental health treatment.

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