Policy Area

Children and young people

All children should grow up in a supportive and stable environment. The government works to protect children and support the professionals who care for them and their families.

Detailed guides

  1. MMR catchup programme: diagnosis, case management, and advice

    How to confirm a measles diagnosis, manage cases and contacts, control infection, and vaccinate young or partially-covered patients. Read more

  2. Work with victims and restorative justice: youth offending teams

    Understand victim classification, the protocols around making contact, keeping victims informed, storing data and restorative justice. Read more

  3. Whooping cough (pertussis): immunisation of healthcare workers

    Immunisation of health professionals during whooping cough outbreaks. Read more

  4. Pertussis (whooping cough) immunisation for pregnant women: resources and training

    Vaccination resources for health professionals and immunisation practitioners. Read more

  5. Accreditation requirement

    Accrediting qualifications: how and when we do it Read more