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Children's mental health services need reform

12 August 2014
Children's mental health services urgently need a complete overhaul if young people are to receive better support and care, council leaders warn.

Community safety  

Councils launch crackdown on 'laughing gas'

9 August 2014
A national public health warning is being issued by councils about ‘laughing gas' as they launch a crackdown on this potentially lethal drug.

Latest news  

Call to reinvest food VAT as diabetes surges

12 August 2014
Councillor Jonathan McShane has responded to the latest Health and Information Centre statistics which have revealed a marked increase in diabetes prescriptions.

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