The National Crime Agency has said that UK children are at an increased risk of online sexual abuse from a
The Government is sending out food boxes to people judged ‘medically vulnerable’ and at risk from contracting COVID-19 and of
The Lancet has been very much to the foreground during the Covid 19 pandemic crisis in the UK; asking the
The Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield wants to see retired social workers and a range of school, nursery and care staff
‘The Guardian’ reports that the Mental Health Foundation in conjunction with The Institute of Public Health at Cambridge University
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge launched a scheme today to support mental health at a time of high anxiety
COVID-19 and mental health – what are the issues? The world is rightly focused on measures to suppress coronavirus (COVID-19)
Edwina Revel of the Early Start Group in Newham recently addressed the APPG as part of the February 2020 meeting
Technology is ever changing. It helps our society to grow and makes communication instant.
‘THE STATE OF CHILD HEALTH’ Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 4th March 2020
Every school seems to be looking for a “magic cure” for improved behaviour, higher physical activity levels and better mental
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK DEBATE HOUSE OF COMMONS: 6th February 2020 The debate was held by Shadow Minister (International Development)
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: 3rd-6th FEBRUARY 2020 This is an extremely important week for everyone who wishes to ensure that
On 21st January, Holly Lynch, the MP for Halifax and a tremendous supporter of the Child Mental Health Charter Campaign
Holly Lynch MP has tabled a motion calling for children’s needs be made a focus of any reforms to the
Today, Holly Lynch, MP for Halifax and a tremendous supporter of the Child Mental Health Charter Campaign, has tabled
As Parliament resumed this week, the House of Lords debated the Queen’s speech. Our co-chair Baroness Benjamin made this contribution
Katy Morton of Nursery World asked early years trainers, campaigners and other professionals (including our own Helen Clark and Paula
2 January 2020 Happy New Year to everyone who has given their professional expertise to support the Child Mental Health
The Association of Play Industries (API) are campaigning hard during the run up to the General Election to pressurise candidates
On November 1st the Department for Education published updated funding and advice on the PE and Sport Premium.
APPG members The Association of Play Industries (API) have launched a campaign to secure government funding to reverse the national
Children’s poor mental health has been linked to a decline in playgrounds, according to a recent report.
30/07/19 – The House of Commons library has updated their research briefing paper on ‘Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport
Helen Clark writes . . .
BORIS JOHNSON SPEAKS OUT: DAILY TELEGRAPH 16th JULY 2019 ‘Tackling any sort of decline in young people’s overall well-being will
I was recently alerted to this campaign on 38 Degrees which is very close to our hearts here in the
APPG member Claudia Singer, of the Infant and Toddler Forum, writes: Following the APPG meeting on Hungry Children (13/06/19) I
Phil Royal writes: the Guardian recently reported great news from Leeds where child obesity rates have been falling over the
APPG member Jack Winkler, Emeritus Professor of Nutrition Policy, London Metropolitan University and Tam Fry, chair, National Obesity Forum have
As you may know, there have been conflicting reports in the British media regarding excessive child recreational screen time, which
HiAP: Delivering Health Equity Tackling Inequalities Conference 2019. OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) have been APPG members since 2014.
We are grateful to Sir David Amess MP for mentioning the Child Mental Health Charter in his adjournment speech on
The Child Mental Health Charter arose from the APPG’s recent, well-received Reports on Child Mental Health; specifically ‘Practice Based Evidence’;
The APPG’s Helen Clark wants your support to secure the inclusion of a new Mental Health Bill in the next Queen’s
APPG Member Joel Cohen writes: Today Sport England is publishing the next stage of our first Active Lives Children and
Ian Hickman and Jon LeFevre, Primary Head Teachers shared their Assessment for Children Charter at the Feb 2019 meeting of
APPG member and consultant GP Dr Sascha Colgan shares her co-authored research on GPs’ awareness of dental neglect in children. Download