Children and young people Children and young people aged 0-24 years make up 30% of the population – 19.7million in 2017
Ensuring their current and future health is essential for a prosperous and flourishing society, so they need high quality health care services.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
The second report from the Young people’s future health inquiry, exploring site visits with young people in five locations around the UK.
A shift in spend towards reactive children’s services means the wide-reaching benefits of prevention are being lost, argues Nadya Mihaylova.
This working paper uses longitudinal datasets to explore how many young people are accumulating the key asset for future health – including a place to call home, secure and rewarding work, and support...
Young people face an impossible choice between either quality housing or good work. Jo Bibby explains the ramifications of this choice, and what needs to be considered when developing housing policy.
Research shows socioeconomic disadvantage during youth can have lasting physiological consequences. Liz Cairncross lays out the evidence and effects.
This paper provides an overview of the evidence on the impact of socioeconomic disadvantage in young people and how this contributes to a build up of allostatic load in the brain, potentially causing ...
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