Tackling the triple threats of childhood malnutrition

The term ‘double burden of malnutrition’ is usually interpreted in terms of the physical status of children: stunted and wasted children on the one hand and overweight/obese children on the other. There is a...

Books for children who are worried or anxious  

The NSPCC Library and Information Service has created a reading list of books for children who are worried or anxious. Our free information service remains open, and can provide reading lists and help you to...

Talking to a child worried about Coronavirus 

The NSPCC has created a new webpage with information and advice for parents or carers who are worried a child or young person may be struggling with their mental health or has anxiety about Coronavirus. The...

Youth services

The YMCA has published a report looking at young people’s experiences of youth services. A survey of 998 young people aged between 11 and 16 from across England and Wales included questions on the needs of...

Can the invisible hand help us wipe our bottoms?

As we entered 2020, I doubt if any of us imagined the UK caught in a pandemic that is threatening the health of the nation and devastating the global economy. Throw in the recent floods and growing concerns...

Tackling the triple threats of childhood malnutrition

The term ‘double burden of malnutrition’ is usually interpreted in terms of the physical status of children: stunted and wasted children on the one hand and overweight/obese children on the other. There is a third category of malnutrition that can...

Books for children who are worried or anxious  

The NSPCC Library and Information Service has created a reading list of books for children who are worried or anxious. Our free information service remains open, and can provide reading lists and help you to find information on safeguarding topics...

Talking to a child worried about Coronavirus 

The NSPCC has created a new webpage with information and advice for parents or carers who are worried a child or young person may be struggling with their mental health or has anxiety about Coronavirus. The webpage includes information on: talking...

Youth services

The YMCA has published a report looking at young people’s experiences of youth services. A survey of 998 young people aged between 11 and 16 from across England and Wales included questions on the needs of young people. When asked what stops them...