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Jeremy Hunt took children to A&E rather than wait for GP - BBC News

BBC NewsJeremy Hunt took children to A&E rather than wait for GPBBC NewsHealth secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of contradicting NHS advice after admitting that he took his children to A&E at the weekend rather than waiting to see a GP. During health questions in the House of Commons, Mr Hunt said he "didn't want to ...Jeremy Hunt: I take my children to A&E because GP wait takes too longTelegraph.co.ukHealth secretary takes children to A&E to avoid wait for doctorThe Times (subscription)Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt admits going to A&E instead of a GPDaily MailThe Independent -The Guardian -International Business Times UKall 40 news articles »
(26-11-2014)

New report says children's mental health is becoming worse - Lincolnshire Echo

Lincolnshire EchoNew report says children's mental health is becoming worseLincolnshire EchoNine out of ten frontline professionals say children's mental health has become worse, or remained persistently bleak over the past year according to new research. The study, conducted by Action for Children, reveals the struggles of families the ...
(26-11-2014)

Wessex House children's mental health unit reopens - BBC News

BBC NewsWessex House children's mental health unit reopensBBC NewsAn inpatient unit for children and teenagers with mental health issues has reopened after a 20-month closure. The 12-bed unit at Wessex House, in Bridgwater, closed in March 2013 due to staff shortages. Some patients were send to adult wards when it ...and more »
(26-11-2014)

El Niño storms blamed for stunting growth in Peruvian children - The Independent

The IndependentEl Niño storms blamed for stunting growth in Peruvian childrenThe IndependentResearchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US found that Peruvian children who were born during or immediately after a severe El Niño event 17 years ago were significantly shorter for their age than their peers born after the extreme storms abated ...El Nino stunts children's growth in PeruMedical XpressSevere El Niño stunted Peruvian children's heightNew ScientistAnother Side Effect of Climate Change and El Niño Events? Shorter Kids.Mother JonesReutersall 26 news articles »
(25-11-2014)

ECHO provides additional €4 million to keep Syrian children healthy - UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF (press release)ECHO provides additional €4 million to keep Syrian children healthyUNICEF (press release)AMMAN, Jordan, 25 November 2014 – The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) has contributed an additional €4 million (approximately $5 million USD) to UNICEF's emergency response supporting children ...
(25-11-2014)

Jeremy Hunt: I take my children to A&E because GP wait takes too long - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukJeremy Hunt: I take my children to A&E because GP wait takes too longTelegraph.co.ukThe Health Secretary, who has three children under the age of five, said: “I've taken my own children to an A&E department at the weekend precisely because I didn't want to wait until later on to take them to see a GP.” “And I think we have to ...Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP ...The IndependentHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt admits going to A&E instead of a GPDaily MailHealth secretary takes children to A&E to avoid wait for doctorThe Times (subscription)BBC News -The Guardian -International Business Times UKall 35 news articles »
(25-11-2014)

'Damning' mental health report reveals a lack of services for children in Wales - WalesOnline

WalesOnline'Damning' mental health report reveals a lack of services for children in WalesWalesOnlineCare services for young people with mental health problems are “insufficient,” a National Assembly committee has found. The Children, Young People and Education Committee said that waiting times, the availability of medication and “clinic-based ...
(25-11-2014)

Brown Bag or Cafeteria Tray, Kids Don't Eat Healthy School Lunch - Bloomberg

Tech TimesBrown Bag or Cafeteria Tray, Kids Don't Eat Healthy School LunchBloombergStudents purchasing school lunch only select a fruit or vegetable about half the time, and even then, the majority of them don't eat even a single bite, according to research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Kids who bring ...Studies examine US meals in schoolsReutersKids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition GuidelinesWebMDBag Lunches Are Not Meeting Nutrition StandardsDesign & Trendall 39 news articles »
(25-11-2014)

Influenza kills 2 Florida children, including 1 in Orange County - Orlando Sentinel

Latin PostInfluenza kills 2 Florida children, including 1 in Orange CountyOrlando SentinelThey are the first pediatric flu-related deaths in Florida this season, according to the health-department website. The Orange County victim was a young child with pre-existing health problems, which can cause complications once someone catches the ...Two children, one from Pasco County, die from flu-related complications, state ...Tampabay.com (blog)2 Florida children dead from fluSunHerald.comall 95 news articles »
(24-11-2014)

The flu kills two children, one in Orange County, die - Orlando Sentinel

WESH OrlandoThe flu kills two children, one in Orange County, dieOrlando SentinelThey are the first pediatric flu-related deaths in Florida this season, according to the health-department website. The Orange County victim was a young child with pre-existing health problems, which can cause complications once someone catches the ...Two children, one from Pasco County, die from flu-related complications, state ...Tampabay.com (blog)2 Florida children dead from fluSunHerald.comall 65 news articles »
(24-11-2014)

Health Affairs December Briefing: Children's Health - Health Affairs (blog)

Health Affairs December Briefing: Children's HealthHealth Affairs (blog)Threats to children's health have changed dramatically over the past few generations, but America's health care system has been slow to transform to meet children's evolving needs. The December 2014 thematic issue of Health Affairs examines the current ...
(24-11-2014)

Cardiac health workers are on mission to help African children - Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool GazetteCardiac health workers are on mission to help African childrenBlackpool GazetteThe pair are used to carrying out echocardiograph scans on patients but they have never been faced with dealing with children from such deprived areas. The focus of the trip was to determine the incidence of rheumatic heart disease in secondary school ...and more »
(24-11-2014)

Healthy schoolboy labelled 'clinically obese' by medics based on his BMI - Daily Mail

Daily MailHealthy schoolboy labelled 'clinically obese' by medics based on his BMIDaily MailIf you have a BMI above the healthy range you are at raised risk of the serious health problems linked to being overweight, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. BMI results are interpreted differently for children and consider ...and more »
(24-11-2014)

2 Children Test Negative for Ebola in Ohio - ABC News

ABC News2 Children Test Negative for Ebola in OhioABC NewsTwo sisters, ages 4 and 6, were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus early this morning after they showed signs of a fever, Jose Rodriguez, director of public affairs and communications for the Columbus Public Health Department, said today.2 children being tested for possible Ebola in OhioWHAS 11.com (subscription)Two Columbus Children Being Tested for Ebola At Nationwide Children's Hospital10TVTwo Columbus children undergoing Ebola testingfox8.comColumbus Dispatchall 270 news articles »
(24-11-2014)

Children did not die due to vaccination: Mizoram Health Minister - Zee News

Children did not die due to vaccination: Mizoram Health MinisterZee NewsLal Thanzara, however, said that medicines used for vaccination by the state Health and Family Welfare department were guaranteed to be safe if preserved in cold chain (refrigerator) with the right temperature, used before expiry date, if the vaccine ...and more »
(24-11-2014)
 
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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...
Lesson Planning
Today I am planning a few lessons which I am taking to my local childrens centre...The first one is Healthy packed lunches..... that's quite easy... I have taught one already which was a success......
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