Ahead of the election on 5 May, we as paediatricians called on the incoming Assembly to create and embed a child rights-based Health and Social Care system. Our manifesto for child health outlined four key areas for action.
Our call to prioritise children and form an Executive
Paediatricians are wholly disheartened at the prospect of another period of political instability, worry and uncertainty in Northern Ireland.
On 12 May, our Officer for Ireland, Dr Ray Nethercott, called on incoming MLAs to prioritise children and establish an Executive.
Our manifesto for child health in Northern Ireland
We want to see the next Northern Ireland Executive take action in four areas: service and system; prevention and early intervention; child health inequalities and poverty; child health workforce. Read more in our manifesto...