Healthcare professionals are calling on the next government to put child health high on the agenda as members of the public show overwhelming support for a series of policies which would improve children’s health.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Conception to Age 2 into perinatal mental health and child maltreatment which suggests that the cost of failing to deal with these issues is £23billion.
A new study of peanut allergy in those aged 4-11 months has found that the majority of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy are protected from it by age 5 if they consume peanuts frequently.
Lincoln city centre could become the first place in the UK to ban legal highs after the council backed proposals to stop people form using them in public places.
Munro recommended that authorities provide struggling families with an Early Help Offer, as an addition to universal preventative services. For troubled families with more complex needs Marisa De Jager argues this, aligned with MASH (multi-agency) model, is the most cost-effective form of early intervention
JFHC Editor Penny Hosie went along to Parliament to attend the launch of Diabetes UK’s State of the Nation report and found that good diabetes care is variable and costing lives.