Children exposed to toxic air inside London schools

Campaigners have urged for improvements in the quality of air inside and outside primary schools in London.

Prime Minister makes new mental health pledge

Theresa May has pledged better access to education, training and support across communities as part of an overhaul of society’s approach to mental illness.

Significant group of children being denied advocacy

There is a significant group of children being denied access to advocacy – despite having a statutory entitlement to it.

PE lessons in Wales under threat

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has raised the alarm over Welsh PE provision after the draft curriculum excluded setting aside specific time for it.

Replace car parks with trees, says C40 Cities

Millions of parking spaces should be removed and replaced with trees and cycle lanes to reduce air pollution and tackle climate change.

130,000 trapped in social care debt

A study by the GMB Union has revealed that at least 130,000 people are trapped in social care debt.

May pledges to end UK contribution to climate change by 2050

Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050.

£1 billion a year needed to reverse cuts to public health

The government must make a clear and urgent commitment to restoring £1 billion of real-terms per head cuts to the public health grant.

Lack of action on Grenfell blasted as ‘utterly shameful'

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has criticised the government’s ‘utterly shameful’ lack of action following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Help staff become active in fight against obesity

NICE is encouraging employers to help their staff become active in fight against obesity.

Too many in UK are suffering from preventable ill-health

Action of prevention is needed immediately as too many people in the UK are suffering from preventable ill-health.

The health effects of Sure Start recognised

New IFS research has found that Sure Start centres have has largely positive impacts and brought big benefits for children’s health.

Serious trends and inequalities in sexual health hidden

Sexual health must be sufficiently funded on a national level, to deliver high quality sexual health services and information.

Social care funding gap of £4.4bn pending

There will be a social care funding gap of £4.4 billion in England in 2023/24 to meet rising demand and address critical staffing shortages.

Fragile nature of adult social care services revealed

Councils will need to spend £6.1bn per year more in 2025 on adult social care services compared to what they were spending a decade ago.

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