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Improve education, housing, and transport to boost young people’s health, inquiry concludes

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 18 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6091
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The UK government must overhaul housing, transport, and education policies that are currently putting young people at serious risk of ill health later in life, an independent inquiry has concluded.1

The report by the Health Foundation, produced after a major two year inquiry into young people’s future health, concludes that it is harder for young people in 2019 to access the things need to ensure their future health.

Factors such as a tough housing market, a job market where young people struggle to …

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