Fair Play for Children News — Health Wellbeing and Education

Jan Cosgrove
77 min readMar 17, 2023


includes Early Years and Child-Care, Disability issues and Child Protection

Fair Play for Children website: http://www.fairplay31.online/index.htm

16 May 2023

13 May 2023

UK health regulator authorizes Moderna COVID vaccine for infants as young as 6 months

Fentanyl deaths have spiked among U.S. children and teens

9th May 2023

8th May 2023

4th May 2023

3rd May 2023

How an ICS learned to listen to children and young people

Stronger Practice Hubs recruitment

Revealed: Scandal of mentally ill children dumped on wrong wards

27th April 2023

26th April 2023

School feeding investment in Africa remains low despite high returns

24th April 2023

Child health checks failed to recover after covid, figures show

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

21st April 2023

19th April 2023

18th April 2023

17th April 2023

15th April 2023

13th April 2023

11th April 2023

1 in 5 childcare providers do not offer 30 hours free scheme in England — as Chancellor extends offer


7th April 2023

6th April 2023

5th April 2023

4th April 2023

1st April 2023

31st March 2023

30th March 2023

29th March 2023

28th March 2023

27th March 2023

26th March 2023

25th March 2023

24th March 2023

23rd March 2023

22nd March 2023

Hunt to Extend Free Child Care in UK Budget to Boost Labor Force — Bloomberg

Jeremy Hunt’s Child Care Reforms May Put Sector at Risk, Say Experts


Seven in ten nurseries would not change staff: child ratios for two-year-olds, Government consultation finds | Nursery World

Budget 2023: Sector disappointed over lack of support for existing childminders as new entrants to receive start-up grant | Nursery World

Budget 2023: Nurseries warn they ‘need to see the sums’ as Government plans major expansion in childcare for one- and two-year-olds | Nursery World

Budget 2023: Ratio changes branded ‘shameful’ by early years sector | Nursery World

Labour analysis shows growing cost of childcare for parents | Nursery World

21st March 2023

18th March 2023

17th March 2023

Jeremy Hunt’s Child Care Reforms May Put Sector at Risk, Say Experts


Three-quarters of children detained under mental health act are girls, new report warns

Child in the City Newsletter — 16 March 2023




Jan Cosgrove

National Secretary of Fair Play for Children, Also runs Bognor Regis Herald online. Plus runs British Music Radio online