17th November, 2015

Teachers and GPs are calling for more support for young people after a study revealed serious mental health consequences were experienced by those pupils who had been bullied at school.Research by... More

12th November, 2015

The quality of care given to patients is being damaged as a result of cuts to adult mental health services in England, a new report by think tank the King's Fund says.The BBC reports that... More

11th November, 2015

The NSPCC has launched a survey about the current provision of therapeutic services for abused or neglected children - the responses of which it is hoped will inform a new national campaign on... More

5th November, 2015

There has been a striking increase in the number of 15-year-old girls in Scotland experiencing emotional and mental health problems, new research has found.A Scottish Government report highlighted... More

5th November, 2015

ACP Chair Heather Stewart has written to Ben Gummer at the Department of Health about the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directive (2005), thanking him for ... More

4th November, 2015

Primary school pupils in England are set to face more formal tests at the age of seven - according to the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan. She also wants to recruit a pool of "elite... More

3rd November, 2015

Children with serious mental health problems are being forced to wait up to five months to get help as services struggle to cope with rising demand, a new report by The Children's Society has... More

26th October, 2015

ACP members continue to contribute their time and expert opinion to consultations organised by NICE and other professional bodies.A new update on current NICE activity is available for members to... More

26th October, 2015

A group of teenagers have created an app that offers an antidote to Britain’s “share everything” social media culture. Memory Star is an app which lets users save... More

22nd October, 2015

An image of a four-year-old boy taken by celebrity photographer Mary McCartney was illuminated on London's City Hall at the weekend to mark the start of National Adoption Week which began on... More


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