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In this section you can catch up on all the latest news from SAPHNA and around the profession.

Rise Above | Overview | PHE School Zone

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, November 26, 2018 -

Rise Above aims to help teachers deliver PSHE lessons to engage young people on a variety of key health issues, including: smoking, body image in a digital world and exam stress.  Download engaging lesson plans, PowerPoints and films:



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Obesity, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Primary Schools

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 05, 2018 -

Please see the following link for information:

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NICE Guideline 69 - Eating Disorders: Recognition and Treatment

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, May 29, 2017 -

This guideline covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and inpatient care for children, young people and adults with eating disorders. It aims to improve the care people receive by detailing the most effective treatments for anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

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Child Health

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State of Child Health Report 2017

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HPV Vaccination & Cervical Cancer: Addressing The Myths

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 -

Factsheet for health professionals on the common myths about Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer




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Health Needs for Looked After Children

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -   Read More

Improving Oral Health Supervised Tooth Brushing Programme Toolkit

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -

A toolkit to support commissioning of supervised tooth brushing programmes in early years settings and schools.  Although the retur on investment has been conducted for 0-5 HV services, intelligent assumptions can be based on these in terms of the ROI for school nursing services too. Really useful to inform, debate, agree commissioning of services.

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Mental Health Of Children & Young People Reports

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 13, 2016 -

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Healthy Children:Transforming Child Health Information

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 06, 2016 -

Now available on NHS England website This sets out a vision of how health records will transform the way children’s health information is gathered and used.

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