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New physical activity pre-screening questionnaire for pregnancy in UK

A recent collaboration between the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and the Active Pregnancy Foundation has led to the creation of a UK version of CSEP’s Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy. The Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy (GAQ-P) is designed to identify the small number …

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The ICB Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

The Integrated Care Board Mental Health & Wellbeing Programme is aimed at community groups who wish to provide and promote new initiatives to develop the resilience and the emotional health and mental wellbeing of children and young people. The Cornwall Community Foundation welcomes applications that support vulnerable children and young people up to the age …

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Children face multiple risks at out of school settings

All children should be able to enjoy extracurricular activities with the same degree of safety they have in school or childcare settings. “Unfortunately, this report demonstrates a clear disconnect in terms of safeguarding between educational services and out-of-school settings,” said, Abigail Gill, the associate head of policy and public affairs at the NSPCC children’s charity. …

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The Active Pregnancy Foundation Plans for 2023

The Active Pregnancy Foundation has released their plans for 2023, which includes a range of work to help change the narrative around women being active during childbearing years, increasing visibility, creating more support, working collaboratively and empowering more women to take ownership over their own health. We’re very excited to see some of these ideas …

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