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...
This information bundle on early childhood presents interventions to ensure that all children have a healthy start in life and their parents are supported to do this. The interventions in early childhood aim to reduce the number of children who become ill or whose illness progresses unnecessarily du...
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.