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Children show parents how to stay fit and healthy. - The Bolton News

Children show parents how to stay fit and healthy.The Bolton NewsAs well as finding out how much fun exercise can be, children also learned about the body and its organs, health eating including the five different food groups. Youngsters interviewed the school cook and looked at the different food menus in school ...and more »
(31-03-2015)

Hull bosses backing calls for children's mental health unit - Hull Daily Mail

Hull Daily MailHull bosses backing calls for children's mental health unitHull Daily MailHEALTH bosses are backing calls for an inpatient unit for children in mental health crisis in Hull two years after a centre was closed down. Children from East Yorkshire have been sent to units all over the country following the closure of the West End ...
(31-03-2015)

Children with mental health problems should have 'safe haven', teachers say - Evening Standard

Evening StandardChildren with mental health problems should have 'safe haven', teachers sayEvening StandardSpeaking ahead of the ATL conference in Liverpool she also called for school counsellors and nurses to be employed in every school to work with the growing numbers of children with mental health problems. It comes after a survey of 850 teachers by the ...
(30-03-2015)

Parents fail to spot that their kids are obese - NHS Choices

NHS ChoicesParents fail to spot that their kids are obeseNHS Choices"Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children, resulting in damaging consequences for health," BBC News reports after a new study found a third of UK parents underestimated the weight of their child. The study asked parents for their views about ...Parents rarely spot child obesityBBC NewsObesity: parents unable to recognise if child is overweightThe GuardianParents misjudge healthy weight of childrenYorkshire PostTelegraph.co.uk -Scottish Daily Recordall 130 news articles »
(30-03-2015)

4 ways parents can help prevent medication errors in children - CBC.ca

CBC.ca4 ways parents can help prevent medication errors in childrenCBC.caParents should stick with more precise metric measuring devices such as syringes instead of teaspoons to give children the correct dose of medications, U.S. and Canadian experts say. Unintentional medication overdoses are a preventable problem that ...and more »
(30-03-2015)

Reduced Air Pollution Promotes Improved Children's Lung Health, Study Finds - AccuWeather.com

Reduced Air Pollution Promotes Improved Children's Lung Health, Study FindsAccuWeather.comResearchers from the University of Southern California found in March 2015 that tougher air pollution standards have helped the lung health of children in Southern California. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). The research demonstrates that air pollution ...
(30-03-2015)

Meningitis B jab to be added to NHS child vaccine schedule - NHS Choices

NHS ChoicesMeningitis B jab to be added to NHS child vaccine scheduleNHS Choices"All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B," The Guardian reports. The vaccine, Bexsero, will soon be offered to babies once they reach the age of two months, followed by two more booster shots.Meningitis B vaccine added to UK child immunisation schemeThe GuardianCampaigners celebrate after Meningitis B vaccine deal agreedStoke Sentinelall 243 news articles »
(30-03-2015)

Obesity: parents unable to recognise if child is overweight - The Guardian

The GuardianObesity: parents unable to recognise if child is overweightThe GuardianThe study was led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and UCL Institute of Child Health, and involved questioning the parents of 2,976 children in five primary care trusts: Redbridge, Islington, West Essex, Bath and North East ...Parents fail to spot that their kids are obeseNHS ChoicesParents rarely spot child obesityBBC NewsA third of parents underestimate their child's weight and 1% realise they're obeseDaily MailYorkshire Post -Scottish Daily Recordall 127 news articles »
(30-03-2015)

4 ways for parents to prevent medication errors in children - CBC.ca

CBC.ca4 ways for parents to prevent medication errors in childrenCBC.caParents should stick with more precise metric measuring devices such as syringes instead of teaspoons to give children the correct dose of medications, U.S. and Canadian experts say. Unintentional medication overdoses are a preventable problem sending ...
(30-03-2015)

Children with mental health problems can wait for over three years to be assessed - The Independent

The IndependentChildren with mental health problems can wait for over three years to be assessedThe IndependentThe number of children being sent to mental health service rose by more than 6 per cent between 2013 and 2014, according to information about 26 mental health trusts. In some cases children had to travel hundreds of miles from one trust to another ...and more »
(30-03-2015)

Children with mental health problems can wait for more than three years to be ... - The Independent

The IndependentChildren with mental health problems can wait for more than three years to be ...The IndependentThe number of children being sent to mental health service rose by more than 6 per cent between 2013 and 2014, according to information about 26 mental health trusts. In some cases children had to travel hundreds of miles from one trust to another ...'Creaking' mental health care keeps children waiting yearsThe Times (subscription)all 3 news articles »
(30-03-2015)

Parents rarely spot child obesity - BBC News

BBC NewsParents rarely spot child obesityBBC NewsParents hardly ever spot obesity in their children, resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn. In a study of 2,976 families in the UK, only four parents thought their child was very overweight. Medical assessments put the figure at 369.Parents fail to spot that their kids are obeseNHS ChoicesObesity: parents unable to recognise if child is overweightThe GuardianA third of parents underestimate their child's weight and 1% realise they're obeseDaily MailYorkshire Post -Scottish Daily Recordall 128 news articles »
(29-03-2015)

'Creaking' mental health care keeps children waiting years - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)'Creaking' mental health care keeps children waiting yearsThe Times (subscription)The number of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services increased by more than 6 per cent between 2013 and last year, according to data from 26 mental health trusts, which also showed that children were being sent hundreds of miles from ...Children with mental health problems can wait for more than three years to be ...The Independentall 3 news articles »
(29-03-2015)

Parents misjudge healthy weight of children - Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire PostParents misjudge healthy weight of childrenYorkshire PostResearchers suggested that if parents cannot identify when their child is overweight, it leads to questions about the effectiveness of public health interventions aimed at addressing obesity in the home. A third of children in England are now classed ...Parents rarely spot child obesityBBC NewsParents cannot tell if their children are obese, experts findScotsmanParents 'do not recognise their own child's obesity'ITV NewsTelegraph.co.uk -PsychCentral.com (blog) -The Times (subscription)all 21 news articles »
(29-03-2015)

Health minister approves child meningitis B vaccine - U.TV

U.TVHealth minister approves child meningitis B vaccineU.TV“Sadly, it is infants and children aged under five years who are most affected. “Early diagnosis and antibiotic treatment can lead to a full recovery, but about one in eight cases experience long-term health problems such as amputation, deafness ...Meningitis B jab to be added to NHS child vaccine scheduleNHS ChoicesMeningitis B vaccine added to UK child immunisation schemeThe GuardianMeningitis B vaccine deal agreedBBC NewsWebMD.Boots.com -Stoke Sentinelall 243 news articles »
(29-03-2015)
 
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Grub4life at the 8th Nursery Management Today Awards
On Friday 26th November Grub4life were proud to attend the 8th Nursery Management Awards at London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel. This annual event is a glittering evening, a bit like the Oscars for...
Grub4life at the 11th Annual Nutrition and Health Conference
This weekend was really busy for Grub4life- we were presenting at the 11th Annual Nutrition and Health conference at London’s Olympia.  We briefed over 400 health Professionals on our...
Grub4life Cook’s Training in Southwark
On Tuesday 23rd November grub4life will be hosting the 3rd Early Years Cooks Training session for Children’s Centre Cooks working in Southwark. This week we are looking at weaning- when it...
Toad Hall Nurseries join Grub4life to lead the way in Early Years Nutrition provision.
On Friday 5th November I attended a meeting for the 16 nursery cooks who cook for children every day who attend Toad Hall Nurseries. They were gathered together for the launch of a really exciting...
SAVE Cranfield Pre School
I am helping to raise money for Buckinghamshire based Cranfield Pre-School, a charity which needs £9,000 to stay open for 1 year. In the face of financial cuts staff and supporters of the Pre...
Reciprocal childcare...a good idea?
There has been an increase in the number of online companies offering a match making service for parents to find and offer reciprocal childcare. On the surface it seems a great idea, free childcare so...
Did it!!!
I did it!!! Completed Bromley's First Five 5k Fun Run! Dressed as a Russian Doll! I confess I did walk some of it...becuase I hadn't done enough training in advance...and the costumes made us very...
Fun Run dressed as a Russian Doll
HiThis Sunday I am running a 5k run for the CHernobyl Children's Project. My twin sister Frances, my younger sister Linda and my two daughters Bex (16) and Amy (11) and myself are running dressed as...
Grub4life members run for Chernobyl.
If you’re in the Croydon area this Sunday 19th April keep an eye out for 5 sweaty Russian Dolls- one of our most committed Grub4life members is running a 5K fun run in aid of the Chernobyl...
Easter is about more than Chocolate- Easter from around the world
In medieval times a festival of egg throwing was held in church, during which the priest would throw a hard-boiled egg to one of the choirboys. It was then tossed from one choirboy to the next and...
14th April 2009 is Vaisakhi for Sikhs
This is an important celebration for the Sikh community where in 1699 the identification of the Sikh community was made known as the Khalsa. Vaisakhi this year is Monday 14th April, but many towns and...
NEW RESOURCES- ALL FREE TO DOWNLOAD
It’s great to see that members have been responding to grubbylilzo’s blog- that’s exactly what Grub4life is all about- sharing information and supporting each other.We have some...
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Well, I can't believe that already I've had two messages and both were extremely helpful!!! I have looked on the resources section and am completely spoiled for choice!!!!  There's so much...
Secondary Schools in uproar over impending nutrient based stndards
Yesterdays news story about School Caterer’s concerns over the introduction of Nutritional standards for secondary schools which will be introduced in September made complete sense to me.The...
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