TITLE

National child measurement programme underway

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Paediatric Nursing;May2007, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the national child measurement program in England. It says that children in the country ages 4 to 5 and 10 to 11 are to have their height and weight measured as part of the program. Primary care trusts were requested to submit data on school children to the National Health Service (NHS) Information Centre during the remainder of the academic year. According to guidance issued by the Department of Health in April 2007, rates of obesity are increasing among young children.
ACCESSION #
24981831

 

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