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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.



Professor Terence Stephenson

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


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...


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...


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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