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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 15:14

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 14:54

Budget cuts / Restricted budgets?

Some clients we are working with are starting to re-charge some or all of the survey costs to their schools.

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 16:41

Two decades of SHEU Health-Related Behaviour Surveys
The Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) have been working with the colleagues from the Bailiwick of Guernsey for two decades now, and our survey work has accumulated a database of over 10,000 cases.  These have mostly been whole-population lifestyle surveys but some have been focussed on particular topics or groups.

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 16:28

Many years ago SHEU were invited to a conference of the Asthma Training Centre*, who were in the middle of a big effort to raise awareness of childhood asthma and to train school nurses about the management of asthma in schools.  Dr Dave was interested to discover that while medical staff think of well-managed asthma as being keeping the occurrence and severity of symptoms at a minimum, many young people with asthma seemed to have a goal of taking as little medication as possible.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 16:52

Is there a school close to Scratchy Bottom near Durdle Door?

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 23:00

The Government have decided to stop the delivery of the Tellus5 survey.
The Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) continues to provide authorities with unique data about their school pupils as evidence-based practice remains high on their agenda.
SHEU is probably the oldest (established in 1977) survey service dedicated to collecting data about young people’s healthy lifestyles.
Client feedback enables us to adapt the content of our questionnaires to suit local requirements and schools can choose to use our PAPER based questionnaire or an ONLINE version.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 15:15

Monday, August 9, 2010 - 13:10

The curious incident of young people's reaction to the re-classification of cannabis - "Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." "The dog did nothing in the night-time." "That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes. From the story ‘Silver Blaze’, in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 12:46

Recent survey findings, from the bereavement charity the Amy and Tom project and Co-operative Funeralcare, found that seven in ten schools surveyed said they lacked sufficient resources and access to services to support these vulnerable pupils affected by bereavement. The poll of almost 100 UK schools found 57% of bereaved pupils had difficulty joining in group activities or debates. The schools surveyed had an average of two children bereaved each year.

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