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BMA calls for independent commissioner on child health

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7202.75 (Published 10 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:75
  1. Katherine Burke
  1. London

    Independent commissioners should be employed in the United Kingdom to overturn policies that are currently damaging children's health, the BMA has urged.

    In a report on children's health published last week, the BMA warned that the widening gap between rich and poor sections of society means that the death rate for children aged under 5 …

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