Child Poverty Ills Rising

Child Poverty Ills Rising

A “shocking” increase in the number of children being admitted to hospital with illnesses caused by poverty is revealed in a major new report. The report is expected to reveal a 12 per cent rise from 2007 to 2011 in hospital admissions for poverty-related illnesses such as acute bronchiolitis, gastroenteritis, asthma, acute upper respiratory infections and skin infections.

 

See the Child poverty Monitor here.

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