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. Sources of UK flu data: influenza surveillance in the UK

    The PHE influenza Surveillance Section, Respiratory Disease Department, coordinates and collates flu surveillance for the UK. Read more

  5. Assisted visits: guide for youth offending teams

    How youth offending teams (YOTs) can process claims to cover the cost of family visits to relatives in secure children's homes and secure training centres. Read more