Health inequalities in childhood

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a paper highlighting the main inequalities in child health in England, and calls for more focus on the health inequalities in early childhood that manifest before a child starts school. Key points at which these inequalities should be identified and addressed include: during pregnancy and birth; at two and a half years old; and in reception year in primary school.

Read the news story: Health inequalities briefing
Read the report: Children’s Commissioner’s briefing: health inequalities in childhood (PDF)

Source: Children’s Commissioner for England

Date: 04 March 2020

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