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In the News: Landmark Welsh law, premature death risk

Published: 07.05.14

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In the News: Landmark Welsh law, premature death risk

Landmark Social Services Law receives Royal Assent
A landmark Welsh law that introduces the biggest transformation of Social Services in Wales for over 60 years including the establishment of a National Adoption Service has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen. Wales Government 1/5/14

UK children at risk of premature death due to growing gap between rich and poor families, say health campaigners
UK children are at a higher risk of premature death than their Western European counterparts due to the growing gap between rich and poor and a lack of targeted public health policies to reduce child deaths, finds a new report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the National Children's Bureau (NCB) NCB 1/5/14