Life can be stressful enough for children and young people within the care system without being passed from pillar to post when it comes to healthcare. The Looked After Children’s Nursing Service provides a ‘one-stop shop’ for health screening and
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition which is hotly debated and widely misunderstood. Where is the line between a ‘spirited’ or ‘badly behaved’ child and a child suffering from ADHD? How can you tell? Fortunately in Birmingham there
Over the past year there have been a number of really sad stories in the news about people dying as a result of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. The tragedy of all of these incidents is that they are so easily preventable
This year has been a pretty shoddy year for blogging. Thankfully that’s because it’s been a fantastic year of increasingly ambitious, interesting film projects with wonderful people. This blogpost is a bit of a round-up with some thank yous thrown
I’ve listened to the news with horror over the past few months as more and more news is emerging about local authorities and NHS Trusts slashing budgets for some really crucial and valued services. I’ve been lucky enough to go into libraries, care homes, hospitals, schools, Children’s Centres, arts projects and youth clubs across Birmingham and see first hand the marvelous work that people are doing – often on limited resources. The idea that these valuable resources are under threat fills me with dismay.