0-5 transfer to LAs

Central Manchester Foundation Trust Infant Feeding Team - Andrea Johns

Last Monday I spent an interesting and informative day with the Central Manchester Foundation Trust (CMFT) Community Infant Feeding Team. I spoke to Justine Baines- Infant Feeding Lead and Zoe Ralph HV and Lactation Consultant about this innovative service provided by Central …

"0219 With you all the way"- an insight into Wirral Community Trust 0 to 19 service - Andrea Johns and Angela Price

I was delighted to visit the 0-19 team at Wirral Community Trust on Tuesday this week. At the point where commissioning of the HV service transferred to Local Government, I wanted to find out how WCT were implementing the integrated …

A Thank You - #BestStart0to19 and 0-5 transfer - Viv Bennett

Thank you to everyone who has spent time following and contributing to our week of action, #BestStart0to19, on getting it right for all our children. I hope there has been something for everyone and you have reinforced your understanding, extended …

Informing and improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people with Down’s Syndrome - Pauline Watts

As part of my professional Lead Nurse responsibilities and the week of action, I spent the day with DSA, one of our partners on specific LD work, talking about some fantastic work that they are doing to inform and improve …

Adolescent Mental Health: Resilience - Michael O'Kane

We know that adolescence is a key area for development but that young people can experience many problems, including poor mental health. We also know that mental health doesn’t exist in isolation. There are many situations and  challenges that young …

0-5 transition: an opportunity to transform life chances - Cllr Linda Thomas – Deputy Leader, Bolton Borough Council

These are exciting and challenging times for local children’s services.  How can Local Authorities make the most of their new responsibilities for 0-5 public health services?  I believe this is a once in a generation opportunity to transform services in …