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...
Children and young people told us about their experiences of epilepsy care in our "clinic chats" - how they want to get in touch with services, the kind of support they want to receive, their best experiences and their ideas for the future. We worked with our Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates to produce a ...
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.
One in seven babies born in the UK will spend at least a few days in hospital in a neonatal unit which specialises in looking after babies who are born early, with a low weight or who have a medical condition that requires specialised treatment.