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4th August, 2015

The ACP is giving members more time to complete a workforce survey which was first circulated to the membership earlier in May. It asked all Heads of Service, lone workers within trusts and those... More

4th August, 2015

Despite heralding the announcement that mental health services for children and young people are to receive £143m in improvement funding the National Children's Bureau (NCB) said yesterday... More

30th July, 2015

The ACP has submitted its response to an indepdendent review launched earlier this year to examine why many children who have spent time in care end up in the criminal justice system.It is being led... More

29th July, 2015

Widespread cuts in the last year from children and young people's mental health services has been unveiled following a Freedom of Information request from charity YoungMinds.The analysis released... More

29th July, 2015

Child and adolescent psychotherapist Ben Lloyd gave his expert opinion for the most recent Problem Solved column published online and in Saturday's Family section of the Guardian.The real life... More

22nd July, 2015

Regional media reports are today highlighting a £500,000 drop in spending on mental health services for children and young people in Cumbria.The North West Evening Mail is running a three-day... More

14th July, 2015

Pixar's new film Inside Out was the subject of an article in last weekend's Mail on Sunday which addressed concerns raised in parental forums over the depiction of its animated... More

14th July, 2015

In June and July the ACP contributed to two NICE consultations as part of its ongoing policy work. Last month Maggie Cohen responded to a draft scope consultation for a new NICE guideline on the... More

9th July, 2015

Young people should be allowed to stay in care until they reach the age of 25, the Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield announced yesterday.The call for support to be extended comes... More

9th July, 2015

Baby charity Tommy's has launched a new campaign this month to raise awareness of antenatal depression and anxiety which is believed to affect 1 in 10 pregnant women.With around 10 to 15 per... More

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