Research reports published in 2014 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

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GP's role in responding to child maltreatment: time for a rethink?

Draws upon policy, practice and research to identify the ways that GPs can help reduce child abuse and neglect.

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Head and spinal injuries in children: Core info leaflet

Leaflet on what is currently known about the clinical presentation of inflicted head and spinal injuries. Part of the Core info leaflet series.

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Helpline highlight: protecting children in Northern Ireland: 2012-13

Looks at the contacts made to the NSPCC from Northern Ireland in 2012/13. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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How safe are our children? 2014

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2014.

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Keeping children safe: allegations concerning the abuse or neglect of children in care

Research into the number and nature of child abuse allegations made against foster carers and residential care workers in the UK.

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Living with adversity: a qualitative study of families with multiple and complex needs

A literature review and a study into the experiences of families in Northern Ireland with multiple needs who were receiving support from Barnardo’s or NSPCC services.

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Neglect or emotional abuse in children aged 5-14: Core info leaflet

A leaflet summarising how neglect and emotional abuse affects children aged 5 to 14. Part of the Core info leaflet series.

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Neglect or emotional abuse in teenagers: Core info leaflet

Leaflet on what is currently known about teenagers’ experiences of neglect and emotional harm. Part of the Core info leaflet series.

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On the edge: ChildLine spotlight report on suicide

This report looks at what young people have told ChildLine about suicidal feelings and what they need when they are already distressed and contemplating taking their own lives. Part of the ChildLine spotlight series.

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Research reports published in 2017

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2017.

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Research reports published in 2016

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.

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Research reports published in 2015

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2015.

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Research reports published in 2013

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Research reports published pre-2013

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