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Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

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Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

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Marmot Review: Ten years on

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Early intervention, Government spending, Inequality
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Director of Policy Imran Hussain reflects on the recent Marmot Review, which found a 'slowdown in life expectancy'.

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A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
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New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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