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More vulnerable young people in England are choosing to stay with their foster families past the age of 18, the government says.
New figures show the number of 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training is at its lowest recorded level.
Ahead of GCSE results day, Barnardo's is calling on the Government to reserve thousands of apprenticeship places for care leavers.
Matt Hancock, Paymaster General, has pledged that the cross-government Earn or Learn Taskforce he chairs will create a ‘no excuses’ culture to support youth employment. A new 3-week programme will put young jobseekers th ...
The new report publishes findings from the first What About YOUth? Survey which includes information about the percentage of 15 year olds who are regular or occasional smokers, as well as those who have tried smoking, us ...
NHS England has distributed £30m of funding to improve eating disorder services aiming to achieve 95 per cent of patients being seen within four weeks or one week for urgent cases by 2020.
The funding is the first sta ...
The MenACWY vaccination programme is beginning (3 August 2015) with the vaccination of teenagers aged between 17 and 18 years old.