Our Insights series provides a in-depth look at some of the key issues affecting child health.
26 June 2020
Air pollution is an issue that affects everyone across the UK—not just people living in big cities. Chemicals like nitrogen oxides and particulate matter are often found at dangerous levels, and are among the pollutants posing the biggest threat to health across the population.
24 June 2020
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities are overrepresented in cases of coronavirus based on what we would expect from UK population demographics. This has prompted investigations into the reasons why, and deeper discussions on how the pandemic is affecting BAME communities.
12 June 2020
Digital devices have become the main way for young people to learn, talk, and play during the pandemic—highlighting and amplifying existing inequalities. We need to help those who have access get the most out of using screens, and address inequality so that those who don’t are not left behind.
10 June 2020
In our recent survey of UK paediatricians, we heard reports that parents and carers are seeking help for their child much later than they usually would. This has led to some conditions getting more serious—and in a small number of cases, children dying.