State Of Child Health: Sustainability And Transformation Partnerships

Following analysis of STPs, this report argues that the plans are failing to take into account the needs of infants, child and young people | Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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It finds that while most STPs set out the case for change well and cover important key themes such as prevention, early intervention, more care delivered in the community, better mental health services and integrated working, there is a lack of detail underpinning the vision. It concludes that the lack of profile given to infants, children and young people (who comprise 25 per cent of the UK population) by the majority of STPs, is a cause for concern.


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