Fostering in England 2018-19: Ofsted Statistics

Ofsted has released its latest annual dataset on fostering provision in both local authority and independent fostering services in England for the year ending 31 March 2019. Key figures include: There were 88,370 approved fostering places as at 31 March 2019, an increase of 1.4% on the previous year, but filled places increased at a […]

Child and adolescent mental health

Mind has released previously unseen NHS England data showing cancellations of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) appointments in England. Figures show that the number of appointments cancelled by the NHS provider between August 2018 and July 2019 was 175,094, an increase of 34,767 cancellations (24.8%) on the previous 12 months.   Further details […]

Fostering statistics

Ofsted has published statistics on fostering in England for 2018/19.  Figures show that on 31 March 2019, 54,870 children and young people were placed with foster carers, a 3% increase from last year.   Further details are available here > […]