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Children aren’t the only ones going back to school this month

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 07 September 2016 / Early intervention, Inequality
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Children, teachers and the EYFSP are all heading back to the classroom.

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A massage that could change your life

Posted by Sarah Hynes /

Friday 26 August 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Baby massage and influencing government: both ways that Action for Children is helping to improve children’s development

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Staying in touch has never been so important

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 18 August 2016 / Early intervention
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Amongst all the different ways parents can ask for help we need to make sure that health visitors remain an option.

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Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

Posted by Guest blogger /

Friday 12 August 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding
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Better understanding how neglect interacts with other forms of sexual harm will help improve prevention and intervention

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Letter from UK's leading children's charities

Tuesday 09 August 2016 / Government spending
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As the PM begins her leadership at a time of economic uncertainty, it is critical that children do not suffer.

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