Oral health – Health visitors and school nurses supporting children, young people and families by Wendy Nicholson

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Over a quarter of five year olds are suffering from tooth decay - alarmingly it is one of the most common reasons why five to nine year old children are admitted to hospital, and contributes to  school absences. However, tooth …

Physically Active Play – How physical activity in early years can impact obesity levels - by Sabrina Kerr

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It has well been established that physical activity in childhood has a strong positive relationship with reducing the onset of obesity and other chronic diseases in adulthood. However, until recently, little has been understood about the importance of physical activity …

You Said: We Did - How you helped to develop 'All Our Health' and how you can continue to do so

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This blog is a thank you for colleagues who have worked with us to develop the All Our Health (AoH) approach and resources and sets out what you told us and how we have used your feedback. In 2013 we …

Let’s talk dementia - Early onset dementia in people with a learning disability - Pauline Watts

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Although it is well documented that earlier onset dementia for people who have a learning disability is a higher percentage than national average, for everyone, a combination of genetics and lifestyle factors, together with chance occurrences have an impact on …