The Best Start: The Future if Children’s Health – One Year on

Building on its May 2017 report, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) looks at developments in the school nursing and health visiting professions in England, monitoring progress. In this new short paper the RCN highlights the need to value these key specialists as they work to influence children and young people’s health and wellbeing.   

RCN conclusions from this work include the need to:

  • provide specific support in the early and school aged years
  • address health and socioeconomic inequalities in order to improve child health and future adult health outcomes.

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Updated July 2018