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. Eligibility for the school milk subsidy scheme

    Find out who is eligible to apply for school milk subsidies, the products covered by the scheme and how much can be claimed. Read more

  4. Data protection: how we collect and share research data

    How we collect and share pupil, child and workforce data for research and statistical purposes. Read more

  5. Whooping cough (pertussis): management of infant contacts of pertussis

    Information for health professionals on management and vaccination of young infants and neonates. Read more