In 2017 we responded to the Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into evidence-based early-years intervention.
This report concludes that children would receive better care if they had 24/7 access to a consultant or equivalent senior doctor. This module is recommended in our Facing the Future service standards.
In 2018, we responded to the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s inquiry into the first 1,000 days of life. We support efforts to improve the first 1,000 days, recognising how important they are for children’s health and development in later life.
In 2017 we responded to the Children, Young People and Education Committee’s consultation on the First 1,000 Days. We welcome the commitment to focus on infants and very young children, as healthy children are more likely to become healthy adults.
In September 2019 we responded to a call for evidence from Health Education England on The Future Doctor – What do the NHS, patients and the public require from 21st-century doctors?