Sarah made child safety her business…’I make the hard subject abuse quite fun to talk about’

JT article 12.06.15DISCLOSURES about historic and more recent sexual abuse currently dominate the media — including the horrifying story on our front page this week.

A Bury woman has made it her business to ensure that children and the elderly do not … Read more

Recent revisions to Serious Crime Act 2015 hopes to target criminals who prey on victims through the internet

Increasing levels of online child abuse and domestic abuse, organised cyber crime and the online recruitment for the purpose of terrorism has, of late, found some agencies overwhelmed in the fight against illegal practices.

As a direct response to this, … Read more

Sarah Carlick lost her mum Ros to ovarian cancer, one of the more than 4,000 women killed every year by a disease which is so often misdiagnosed.

Sarah is an Ambassador for Target Ovarian Cancer dedicated to raising awareness. A new blood test may detect twice as many ovarian cancers new research shows. Channel 5 news reports: … Read more

Young people worried about cyber bullying as threat of online abuse continues to escalate

A new report published by Childline has highlighted a dramatic rise in calls from young people regarding online abuse, pornography and bullying, further emphasising a move away from instances of physical abuse towards mental health issues.

The charity’s annual report Read more

Planning and commissioning of public health services for 0-5 year olds transfers from the NHS to local authorities in October 2015

Those of us who work in the care sector will have been aware of changes being planned for the delivery of public health services from birth until the age of five.

As from October this year the responsibility for that … Read more

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