Posts tagged “Children”

Government reveals proposals to provide mental health support in schools

December 5th, 2017
Government reveals proposals to provide mental health support in schools

The government has revealed proposals to provide mental health support in schools and colleges. The plans also outline a 4-week waiting time, with ministers keen to enrol a quarter of schools in the new programme in England by 2020. The proposals are part of a government push to improve mental health care across the country. […]

NHS bosses call for pre-Christmas flu vaccinations for children to prevent spread of infection

November 28th, 2017
NHS bosses call for pre-Christmas flu vaccinations for children to prevent spread of infection

NHS bosses have called for children to be vaccinated against flu before Christmas in a bid to prevent the spread of infection around families and groups. Doctors believe that illnesses spread very quickly and easily around the festive season as a result of children spending time with friends at schools and nurseries and then visiting […]

Cosmetic Surgery For Children?

December 14th, 2012
Cosmetic Surgery For Children?

Over the past couple of decades more and more people have decided to get some form of plastic surgery. This has mainly included adults who wanted a nose job or tummy tuck, but it appears children under the age of eighteen are increasingly choosing this option. But, is it right for children to have cosmetic […]

Nurse Donates Hair To Charitable Organisation

January 21st, 2011
Nurse Donates Hair To Charitable Organisation

With all the depressing news these days both in the UK and abroad, you could be forgiven if you wanted to pull your hair out or lost it through worry. So hopefully this little article will uplift your spirits. A nurse in the USA, who works for the Onslow County Health Department, decided to donate […]

Teachers condemn anti-abortion lessons

November 29th, 2010
Teachers condemn anti-abortion lessons

Teachers have condemned the use of anti-abortion lessons in secondary schools. Teachers, along with family planning groups and humanists, have criticised anti-abortion groups for shocking children by using graphic, hard-hitting images. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) is being invited to secondary schools across the country to talk to children about the […]

Child banned from pre-school over long hair

November 2nd, 2010
Child banned from pre-school over long hair

The mother of a four-year-old boy was told he could not attend a Catholic pre-kindergarten class in New Jersey, because of his long hair. Renee Szablewski had decided to let her son Jack grow his hair long, so that when it was cut off it could be donated to cancer sufferers needing wigs. Jack’s grandfather […]

Prank Causes Eye Injury

October 21st, 2010
Prank Causes Eye Injury

A muck-up day prank involving local school children in the town of Brighton, Australia has been blamed for an eye injury.  The accident happened to care worker, Davinder Kaur while on her way to work at a local residential care home. Mrs Kaur sustained the injury to her eyes when school students threw eggs and […]

Many Americans Blind To The Damage Of the Sun On The Eyes

October 15th, 2010
Many Americans Blind To The Damage Of the Sun On The Eyes

Most of  us are fully aware of the potential danger the sun has on our skin, from sunburn and wrinkles to sun stroke and skin cancer, and many of us take sun cream with us when out and about in the sun to protect from these skin related dangers. But very few people know of […]

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