State of Child Health

State of Child Health Report 2017

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‘Worrying’ inequalities gap highlighted in children’s emergency healthcare

RCPCH's Prof Russell Viner responds to the study by The Nuffield Trust saying, "Government must get a grip on this desperate issue."

NHS Digital's Health Survey for England published

RCPCH Prof Mary Fewtrell says there have been "some positive steps forward" but progress on child obesity levels are "disappointing"