Government departments: ‘adopt a national health and wellbeing board approach’

By Ann McGauran | 19 November 2019

The country needs a system that is designed to protect the health and wellbeing of all children from pre-conception and throughout the course of their lives, says a new report.

Poverty and inequality are ‘intrinsically linked to poor health outcomes and must be understood and addressed as a public health issue’, according to the position paper from the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS).

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