Young people's health: Update 2014
We need to stop thinking of spend on healthcare for children and young people and instead think of investing in the health of children and young people as a route to improving the economic health of our nation”
Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, 2013
This paper, Young people's health: Update 2014
was produced by the Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) and examines:
- Why does young people's health matter?
- Key trends in young people's health
- Current topics in young people's health
- Recent policy themes and developments
- Priority areas for the next two years
The 2014 version is an update of Adolescent health in the UK today: Update 2012 and Adolescent health in the UK today: where next? - May 2011, which are still available.
Supporting data about young people's health and wellbeing
The links below show data on young people's health mentioned in the above papers. The most recently published, as well as previous years' data, are available. For help viewing the data click on the ‘help’ button shown on each data display page, or read the quick guide.