State of Child Health

State of Child Health Report 2017

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News

UK Supreme Court rules that minimum unit pricing in Scotland can proceed

Prof Steve Turner says the measure will make 'a big difference to the health and wellbeing of young people in Scotland'

Child Poverty (Scotland) Act passed by the Scottish Government

Prof Steve Turner says "target-driven measures are a very welcome step" towards tackling child poverty, but should be considered an absolute minimum

Key Data on Young People 2017 published today by the Association for Young People's Health

Prof Russell Viner says it provides "further grim, yet wholly familiar, reading for anyone working in the field of children and young people’s health"