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Public interest in child health not matched by government resources

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7214.874b (Published 02 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:874
  1. Steven Welch
  1. London

    The high priority given to child health issues by the general public has not been mirrored by the allocation of government resources, Dr James Appleyard, chairman of the British Medical Association's working party on child health, told a conference in London last week.

    Child health had not featured as a specific target in either the last government's Health of the Nation white paper or the current government's Our Healthier Nation, said Dr Appleyard, …

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