Child health in Scotland is among the poorest in Western Europe. Over 210,000 children live in poverty, 28 percent are overweight or obese and about 400 infants, children and young people die each year, with a significant number of these deaths potentially avoidable. The State of Child Health rep...
On 26 January 2017, we launched the Wales Response and Recommendations to the UK-wide State of Child Health report. The ground breaking State of Child Health report draws together a range of data across 25 key indicators of child physical and mental health creating a snapshot of infant, children and...
The case for investing in integrated child health services for the acutely unwell child and long term conditions
This information bundle presents a model for how an integrated children's service (ICS) within a primary care network could improve child health outcomes. This information was presented to NHS England to inform the development of their long term plan.
We pledge to help our members be the voice for children in winter pressure plans across the whole system. Our recommendations and actions are based on our survey of members and their colleagues working in Emergency Departments (ED) that treat children across the UK.