The APPG on children, teenagers and young adults with cancer has announced an inquiry focussing on improving patient experience. The Inquiry is gathering evidence and making recommendations on: children and young people’s experiences of diagnosis, post-treatment support for children and young people and how children and young people want their voices to be heard in the system.
Closes 6 April 2018
The Commons Science and Technology Committee has launched an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health. The Committee would particularly welcome the perspectives and experiences, and details of any initiatives taken, by children, schools and youth organisations.
Closes 12 noon 2 March 2018
The Green Paper sets out the Government’s plans to improve mental health support for children and young people. It includes a focus on prevention and stresses the importance of work with schools and colleges.
AYPH has highlighted the need for mental health support from prevention through to specialist services for all young people age 10 – 25. We think that everyone working with young people must be involved in improving mental health support including the VCSE and families. We will be making these points in our response. You can also find out more from Youth Access and the CYP Mental Health Coalition.
Closes 12 February 2018
This consultation will inform the delivery of commitments the Government made in March to:
High quality PSHE is important for all young people and we will be responding to this consultation and confirming our support for PSHE to be made statutory in its entirety. Individuals and organisations can respond. You can also find out more from the PSHE Association and the Sex Education Forum.