Many vulnerable children with learning disabilities are stuck in mental health hospitals for too long in poor conditions

Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, is today publishing a new report, `Far less than they deserve: Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals’.   The report shows how too many children are being admitted to secure hospitals unnecessarily – in some cases are spending months and years of their childhood … Read more

PERIOD POVERTY

Period poverty is the term used to describe when women and girls struggle or are unable to afford menstrual products and the impact this has on them.  Period poverty has forced more than a quarter of females to miss work or school. Period poverty is becoming a growing concern in Hull. Why not fill out … Read more

HELP US TO HELP YOU!

TALK TO US! Do you run a community group or hold regular meetings? Healthwatch Hull can pop along & speak at your sessions about the role of Healthwatch and how we could help you by: Providing information, advice and support about local Health and Social Care services Finding out what people think about services Visiting services … Read more

Stress and Brexit cited as reasons for leaving nursing, but overall figures on the increase

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published findings from its register, which shows that around 8,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered to work in the UK compared to 12 months ago. This data report explores the numbers of nurses, midwives and nursing associates joining and leaving the register between 1 … Read more

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