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RSPH - Status of Mind Report

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, September 02, 2018 -

#StatusofMind

RSPH and the Young Health Movement have published a new report examining the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health

 

The report includes a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental health. YouTube topped the table as the most positive, with Instagram and Snapchat coming out as the most detrimental to young people’s mental health and wellbeing

 

https://t.co/p8YzNcsv14?amp=1


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Eating Disorders Training

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, September 02, 2018 -

An estimated 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder. These serious mental illnesses devastate both the lives of those suffering and those supporting them. The sooner someone receives support for an eating disorder the better their chance of a full, sustained recovery. Beat are delivering Early Intervention: Spotting the Signs training for secondary school professionals across the country. By attending our free training session, delivered by one of our expert clinical trainers, you will be able to spot the signs in your students and learn how to support them effectively as well as gain access to our exclusive professional support services.


 


This is the list of training dates confirmed so far:


 

Yorkshire –

 

Bradford 16th October 2018 Life Centre, Wapping Road, Bradford, BD3 0E
Leeds 17th October 2018 St George’s Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3DL
Huddersfield 18th October 2018 Creative & Media Studio School, Netherhall Learning Campus, Rawthorpe Terrace, Huddersfield, HD5 9NY
Sheffield 23rd October 2018 The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW
Doncaster 25th October 2018 Armthorpe Academy, Mere Lane, Armthorpe, Doncaster, DN3 2DA
Leeds 8th November 2018 Shine Conference Centre, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HS
Rotherham 8th November 2018 YMCA White Rose, Myplace Rotherham, S65 1PH
Hull 13th November 2018 Malet Lambert High School, James Reckitt Avenue, Hull, HU8 0JD
York 15th November 2018 Fulford School, Fulfordgate, Fulford, York, YO10 4FY
Sheffield 20th November 2018 Notre Dame High School, Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3BT
Bradford 22nd November 2018

Thornbury Centre, 79 Leeds Old Road, Bradford, BD3 8JX

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PHE Prioritisation Framework

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, September 02, 2018 -

Local authority use of the PHE prioritisation framework to help rank public health programmes.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/use-of-health-economics-tools-by-shropshire-public-health

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Saphna AGM - 3rd October 2018

Cherylynn Wray - Friday, August 31, 2018 -

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Increasing Understanding Of The Needs Of Young People With Continence Problems At Secondary School

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, August 27, 2018 -

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Dr Pooky Knightsmith - Recent Blogs and Resources

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, August 27, 2018 -

Blog Posts / Resource Recommendations by Dr Pooky Knightsmith:

 

What Not to Say if a Child is Self-Harming

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NHS England Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Quick Guides

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 12, 2018 -

The following NHS England Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Quick Guides are now published:

 

  1. Guidance for health services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

  2. Commissioning for transition to adult services for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
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Both of these aim to assist health commissioners and providers with joint commissioning of services and provide guidance on developing processes to ensure that children and young people with SEND are fully supported.

 

The Quick Guides can be found and downloaded via the following link:

 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/learning-disabilities/care/children-young-people/send/

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The Florence Nightingale Foundation / Public Health England Nursing, Maternity and Early Years Directorate – The Nana Quawson Public Health Nurse Leadership Award Programme

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 05, 2018 -

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Investing in Public Health – We Need Better Arguments, Not Better Evidence – Sheffield DPH

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 05, 2018 -

https://gregfellpublichealth.wordpress.com/2018/07/29/investing-in-public-health-we-need-better-arguments-not-better-evidence/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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Childhood Flu Programme: Information For Healthcare Practitioners

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 05, 2018 -

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