In July 2019, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) published their prevention green paper, building on the Secretary of State’s prevention vision that was announced in November 2018. The paper contains a number of proposals to tackle the causes of preventable ill health in the England. He...
For over 30 years the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit has been facilitating research into childhood rare diseases and disorders. To mark this milestone and to celebrate the Unit's ongoing impact we published our 30 year anniversary report.
Our report, available to download below, provides a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children. These range from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and a low rate of breastfeeding, to child deaths. The data prov...
This chapter looks at healthy weight at end of primary school, HPV vaccine, smoking, alcohol and drugs, wellbeing, suicide, road injuries and sexual health.
This chapter looks at poverty, the child protection system and counselling sessions by Childline.