New legislation is required with serious penalties. Child safeguarding is a red line, and tanks are already being allowed to trundle over it.
Posts Tagged: Mental Health
It’s sticks and carrots from the Health Secretary as he attempts to boost face-to-face surgery appoinments.
Andrew Bowie: Cameron, and his modernising agenda, inspired my generation. Who or what will inspire the next one?
Conservatives must reach out, listen and engage much more with young people.
There has been a hugely positive change in mindset when it comes to soldiers’ mental and physical health. Now we need to do more.
The Prime Minister’s refusal to rule out a further lockdown is concerning for society and particularly for my patients.
Threatening young people to “take the vaccine or else!” sets the groundwork for reducing confidence in the Government’s rationale.
Kristy Adams: Without Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services getting more funding, we are storing up trouble
Children make up around 20 per cent of the population – yet CAMHS only receives 6.4 per cent of mental health spending.
Bob Blackman: The Government can end rough sleeping by 2024 – so long as it takes bold policy action now
It should build on the success of its Housing First scheme and create a National Housing First Programme.
Robert Halfon: We need more groups like Us for Them, one of the few campaigners for pupils’ rights during lockdown
The last year has been a national disaster for our young people. Never again should we shut our schools.
His in-tray features: Covid, mental health, NHS reform…and social care. He’s set to be the most pressured Health Secretary since Lansley.
Robert Halfon: Covid has exacerbated educational inequalities. Schools need more autonomy to level up outcomes.
They should be held accountable for bettering the academic progress of the most deprived students.
Asked who is to “blame” for children falling behind, most parents blame “the pandemic” rather than the Government.
The issue deeply affects hundreds of thousands of people a year, across every constituency, every local authority, every city and town.
Nick Faith: The UK is well placed to emerge from the pandemic in a stronger position over time. Here’s how we do it.
The National Prosperity Plan has five core areas to boost the country’s economic recovery and future.
Robert Ede and Sean Phillips: The Government faces an election run-up monopolised by reports of NHS waiting times and delays
The third in a mini-series of articles on ConHome this week about healthcare after Covid.