Guidance that details the specific actions needed to strengthen antenatal healthcare at NHS Board and national level. It requires action across each NHS Board’s corporate functions, including specialist public health, planning and performance management.
It is intended to support improvements in antenatal care for women, including care provided by Primary Care Services, Substance Misuse, Mental Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services.
Guide that will be of interest to those working with infants, their parents and carers, and those engaged in educating children, young people and adults in issues around childcare and parenting.
An online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and others.
Guide that offers practical advice to organisations providing care and support services about how to meet the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Guide for workers and employers who work with children and young people with moving and handling needs.
This short handbook on measuring well-being is produced by the Centre for Well-being at nef (the new economics foundation) with input from nef consulting. It is designed primarily for voluntary organisations and community groups delivering projects and services, to help them kick-start the process of measuring well-being outcomes.
Guidance for providers of childcare for children aged 1 to 5 years who provide food (including snacks) and/or drinks. It will apply to a wide range of providers, including local authority nurseries, private nurseries, playgroups, childminders, toddler groups, crèches, school meal services and family centres, regardless of the length of time that children are being cared for.
Report of project on autism spectrum disorders in children and young people: recognition, referral and diagnosis.
Guide that looks at ways of supporting families away from the causes and consequences of disadvantage and poverty. It suggests how local authorities and their partners, including the voluntary and community sectors, can work together effectively to achieve better
outcomes for families. It should inform existing provision, new initiatives and commissioning strategies.
Paper for those who would like to become more involved in running Sure Start Children’s Centres, such as community groups, on behalf of a local authority. It is also for local authorities and anyone who uses or is involved in running children’s centres.