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Emotional health and wellbeing and complex needs: School Nurses are making a difference for children and young people by Jill Beswick

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There has never been a greater need for robust and comprehensive School Nursing services for all our children and young people. According to ‘Future in Mind’ (2016), one in ten children needs support or treatment for mental health problems. With …

St Helens school peer mentors actively listen and support fellow pupils’ emotional health and wellbeing - Dr Liz Gaulton

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Children and young people in St Helens schools have recognised that sometimes it’s better to talk to another pupil if they’re worried and staff have reported a positive impact on the emotional wellbeing of pupils, where peer support programmes exist. …

Improving the health of school-aged children and young people supporting best practice and effective commissioning

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The health of our children and young people and their ability to get the best from their education is vital for individual life chances and our future society.  Young people face many challenges in their developing years and have been …