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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.


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.


Evaluation of the NSPCC’s SAFE: personal safety skills for deaf children

Report by the University of Manchester about the NSPCC’s toolkit for teaching deaf children how to keep themselves safe.


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.


Experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites

Describes experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites and strategies used to deal with things that upset them online.


FEDUP: interim evaluation report

Interim evaluation of Family Environment: Drug Using Parents, a face-to-face intensive intervention for families where there is parental substance misuse. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.


Speaking up for Scotland’s children: the NSPCC’s helpline in Scotland

A report on the number of contacts made to the NSPCC helpline from Scotland between April 2012 and March 2013.


Supporting children and families returning home from care: counting the costs

Compares the costs of providing support services to children and families returning home with the costs of failed reunifications.


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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