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Fighting loneliness as part of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission

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The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission is starting a conversation across the country – and you’re invited to join in.

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The Children and Social Work Bill: Government is listening

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Tuesday 18 October 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law, Mental health
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We’ve secured two important changes to the Bill. But there’s still more to do.

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We've got to be bolder when it comes to children's mental health

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Thursday 15 September 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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Assessing the Government's response to the Education Committee's inquiry.

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How can we know if a child in care is happy?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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