State of Child Health in the UK

Our landmark report (2020) into the health and wellbeing of children and young people looks at the evidence on child health outcomes and data trends across the UK.

Our key priorities

Reduce child health inequalities Action should be taken to tackle the causes of poverty and reduce variation in outcomes.

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Prioritise public health, prevention and early intervention Preventative measures will reverse current trends and ensure healthy children become healthy adults.

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Build and strengthen local, cross-sector services There should be equitable access to services, resources, advice and support within the local community.

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How does the evidence affect your nation?

We compared available data from across the four UK nations to monitor trends in child health outcomes and provide country-specific policy recommendations. Click or tap on the below map to read a summary for each nation.