Think tank calls for Royal Commission on child protection

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 25 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4263
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London, UK

A Royal Commission should be established in the next parliament to advise on the radical redesign of England’s social care and mental health services for vulnerable children and young people, according to the Centre for Social Justice.1

The think tank’s report, Enough is Enough, says that social care and mental health services are in crisis, with large numbers of vulnerable children and young people slipping through the net.

“Child protection and mental health failures in England are like an open wound,” said Christian Guy, …

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