Covid: Children's extremely low risk confirmed by study

He added: “I think from our data, and in my entirely personal opinion, it would be very reasonable to vaccinate a number of groups we have studied, who don’t have a particularly high risk of death, but we do know that their risk of having severe illness and coming to intensive care, while still low,… Continue reading Covid: Children's extremely low risk confirmed by study

Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had an effect on many people’s mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Week, BBC North West Tonight has been given access to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. Right at the start of the pandemic, the mental health… Continue reading Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

Covid: Mental health money for children's services

President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Dr Adrian James, described the extra funding as a “welcome development”, but cautioned services needed to be set up quickly and action needed to be taken to make sure there were enough specialist staff to actually run them. Source link

Children's doctors given fabricated illness guidance

Experts say most cases involve genuine but misplaced health anxieties, not faked illness. Source link