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Black and ethnic minority children account for more than a quarter of all child arrests across England and Wales — more than double proportion of BAME population as a whole Black and minority ethnic children account for more than a quarter of all child arrests across England and Wales, new figures show, raising concerns of “appalling” disproportionality in the justice system.

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Safeguarding Children Conference Date: 13 December 2017 Location: Wandsworth Professional Development Centre, Burntwood School Time: 09:15 – 17:00 Cost: Varies This year’s conference is entitled Safeguarding Young People is Everybody’s Business: Prevention and Intervention in Knife Crime. This one day Conference open to  professionals and anyone interested in the prevention of and intervention in knife

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Throughout the 1970s the UK’s struggling economy had an impact on all public services, including health care. Health services in London were further affected by a national restructuring of government health funding that reduced the capital’s budget (p 6). In response to this, The King’s Fund set up the London Project Executive Committee in 1979

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Wandsworth Young Person of the Year Award The Young Person of the Year Award honours young people in Wandsworth who deserve recognition for their achievement, courage, generous attitude or ability to overcome difficult personal circumstances. The award happens every spring with certificates, trophies and prizes presented by the Mayor of Wandsworth at a special dinner

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You can book on to the conference by clicking here.  Background At the Healing Our Broken Village Conference in 2016, David Bradley CEO SWLSTG Mental Health Trust made a number of pledges that the Trust would work on, alongside WCEN and the BME Mental Health Forum, and reported back at the 9th HOBV Conference on

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Thank you to everyone who attended HOBV9 last week Thursday. It was a stimulating event, exploring the issues and inequalities around black mental health where we heard from David Bradley, Chief Executive, South West London and St Georges NHS Mental Health Trust, who gave an update on the progress that is being made to reduce these inequalities, following last years
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