Planned reforms for the NHS have been labelled as unclear by health service managers who are concerned that the health of vulnerable children could be put in jeopardy and could, in the worst instance, lead to tragic child protection failures. With Primary Care Trusts being abolished, responsibility for child health is planned to be divided up amongst four…

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Currently, domestic violence laws only apply to people over 18 years of age.  However, the Government has announced that it is now looking at changing those laws to cover 16 and 17 year olds as well, in order to make more help available to more teenagers who are considered vulnerable and in need of protection.…

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