24 April 2018
Mental health problems in children and young people are common and account for a significant proportion of the burden of ill health in this age range. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as not simply the absence of disorder but ‘a state of wellbeing in which every individual r...
11 April 2018
Children’s doctors are today calling for councils to give every child an equal opportunity to good dental health as a survey of 1,000 Mumsnet users reveals around one quarter had problems accessing free NHS dental care.
17 November 2017
To celebrate Explore Your Archive 2017, we've teamed up with Archivists at the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in a blog about our collections. Find out about our favourite records, strangest finds and what we’ve been up to this week.
OECD report reveals the scale of the UK's obesity epidemic, which has the highest rates in Western Europe
13 November 2017
The Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) has published its ‘Health at a Glance 2017’ report, which reveals that the UK has the highest obesity rates in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than any other developed nations.