BMA annual meeting: Children are being systematically failed through austerity measures, conference is told

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 25 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4273
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1The BMJ

The UK government must direct more resources for health and social care towards families and children who are being “disproportionately” affected by austerity measures and welfare changes, doctors have urged.

Delegates at the BMA’s annual representative meeting in Harrogate this week overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the government to provide adequate resources for community and family support schemes; to increase investment in programmes …

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