Investment in children's centres helps deliver real results

By Judith Blake | 08 May 2019

Last week saw the uplifting news that Leeds has become the first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rate. Even more staggering is that the biggest decline was among children living in deprivation.

This astounding turnaround was achieved by the council’s public health and children’s services teams working with the HENRY charity to train staff to advise parents in children’s centres and public health settings.

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