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A new prosthetic option for children living with a limb difference

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Louise Huckstep explains how a new piece of prosthetic technology could help change things for young children living with a limb difference.

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Jaundice in newborns – how should it be monitored and treated?

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Abigail Ringer explains what to look out for if you are concerned about jaundice in newborns, as well as how it should be monitored and treated by medical professionals.

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What the domestic abuse judgment means for children’s welfare

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A long awaited and eagerly anticipated Judgment in relation to four appeals regarding domestic abuse has finally be handed down by the Court of Appeal. This Judgment is likely to have a significant impact on the way that the Family Courts deal with allegations of domestic abuse in Children matters.

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How one bereavement support charity has helped people cope during lockdown

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Lucy Crawford explains how a bereavement support charity local to her has been continuing to help people during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.

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What you need to know about HIE, before HIE Awareness Day

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Ahead of Peeps HIE’s HIE Awareness Day, Abigail Ringer explains what you need to know about the injury and how it can be avoided.

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International child abduction is on the rise – so what can we do to help families affected?

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Contributing authors: Sara Ganesh

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The growth in multi-national relationships and marriages, coupled with steadily increasing divorce rates, has prompted a rise over the years in the instances of international child abduction, which most typically occurs following breakdown of a relationship.

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Tuberculosis: not just a disease of the past

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Contributing authors: Lucy Crawford

For World TB Day, Faye Marks explains how Tuberculosis is still a risk for people – even in the UK – and what people might need to look out for.

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The impact of coronavirus on young carers – could it extend beyond lockdown?

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Contributing authors: Laura Christodoulou

For Young Carers Action Day our team takes a look at the potential long-term impacts of coronavirus, even beyond lockdown.

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Family lawyer Joanna Toloczko joins our London office

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Family law and mediation specialist Joanna Toloczko has today joined our London office

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Lives are being changed with a £30 million Government investment into Changing Places Toilets

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Abigail Ringer explains the importance of a new £30 million investment from the Government into Changing Places toilets.

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#FreeBritney: only in America? – How deputyships work in England & Wales

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Laura Christodoulou explains how the deputyship system in England and Wales works, and how it protects individuals that lack capacity, contrasting it to Britney’s conservatorship in the US.

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How to stay active with cerebral palsy – from riding to running

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I recently came across the inspirational story of Bryanna Tanase featured in Horse and Hound. Bryanna, who is 17 years old and lives with cerebral palsy, shares her story on how horses have impacted her life and her dream of competing in the Paralympics. She hopes that she might inspire others to reach their full potential too.

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