Child Health

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Market monitor: February

Product updates from Training Matters.

Takeaway messages

The temptations of snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Child vaccination coverage falls

Coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year, according to NHS Digital.

Rowlands Pharmacy and NSPCC relaunch partnership

Rowlands Pharmacy and the NSPCC are relaunching their relationship to focus on preventing child neglect in local communities by providing helpful advice and support to parents when they need it most.

Keeping kids sun safe

The new and improved Childs Farm 50+ sun cream provides a high level of SPF protection against UVA and UVB rays.

Market monitor: February

Product updates from Training Matters.

England MMR target met for first time

The proportion of eligible children receiving their first dose of the MMR1 vaccine by their fifth birthday has met the WHO target of 95 per cent for the first time in England.

Continuing cancer care

Childhood cancer survival rates in the UK are at the highest they have ever been, but ‘late effects’ of cancer can develop in adulthood, and survivors need continued support.

Ahead of the game

Headaches and migraine are often regarded as adult-only problems, but in fact most children experience these ailments.

“Be Food Smart” says PHE

PHE's new Change4Life campaign urges parents to ‘Be Food Smart’ and take more control of their children’s diets.

Alphega Pharmacy takes on child obesity

Alphega Pharmacy is launching ‘Growing Healthy’, a new family-based programme to help tackle childhood obesity.

Help is at hand for childhood headaches

Nearly three-quarters of parents turn to pharmacy for advice on childhood headache and 80 per cent would be likely to follow it.

Lice detectives

With the new school term on the horizon, parents may turn to the pharmacy for advice on the increased risk of head lice

Parasites

This team training module focuses on parasites such as head lice, threadworm, ringworm, scabies and bed bugs.

Parents unaware of portion sizes for children

Many parents are giving their toddlers too much food, putting them at risk of obesity, according to new research.



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