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Fragmented government policy puts young people’s health at risk - report

 

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Fragmented government policy puts young people’s health at risk - report

The Health Foundation is calling for an overhaul of government policy on housing, transport and education and argues that the lack of a “whole government” approach is putting the future health of young people at risk.

The claims come in a report marking the end of a two-year inquiry into young people’s health. Recommendations for action include a consistent approach to discounted and free public transport for students across the UK and a review of the impact the current testing regime in schools has on mental health.