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Mental health: Service cuts hit mothers and babies

Austerity measures are having a knock-on effect on the provision of mental health services around the UK. Gabriella Jozwiak investigates what this means for those in need of support.


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Professor Terence Stephenson

Nuffield Professor of Child Health at University College London and chair of the UK Academy of Medical...

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Donald Simpson, senior lecturer in education, Teesside University

Dr Simpson has led a two-year study, supported by a British Academy research grant, exploring early...

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Lynne Murray, Professor of developmental psychology,University of Reading

Lynne Murray is author of a new book, The Psychology of Babies: how relationships support development...

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As long as you've got your health

Once a year, Nursery World devotes an issue to a particular subject of topical interest - the revised...

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Prevention really is better than cure

Early intervention is vital for improving the health of children and young people, and practitioners...

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    17 July 2014

    ‘Early childhood education and care = a panacea in a world of social crises’ was a key theme of a lecture given earlier this week by Mathias Urban, professor of early childhood at the University of Roehampton....

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    05 June 2014

    Nursery nurse Jennifer Jakeman, from Birmingham, wrote to Nursery World looking for a pattern for babies’ crocheted shoes, which was printed in the magazine in December 1975.