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About Ingrid Wolfe

Dr Ingrid Wolfe is Honorary Child Public Health Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a Consultant in Paediatric Public Health at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital, and Chair of the British Association of Child Public Health.

Articles by Ingrid Wolfe

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Julian Richards

Julian Richards is managing editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Politicians are failing our children on a grand scale

The welfare of children should be everybody's business but both health and social care reforms and wider austerity policies are failing to address this vital issue. The situation is reaching a crisis point - a new BMA report suggests how government should respond.

Child poverty in Britain — redefine it, or reduce it?

The UK government claims today that current measures of child poverty fail to tackle the “root causes of poverty. . . worklessness, educational failure and family breakdown”. A paediatrician asks: what’s really behind the urge to redefine? 

Child health at risk in the economic crisis: what can we do?

A doctor urges fellow child health practitioners to speak up for the benefits of social protection policy, and to measure, evaluate and bear witness to the impact of NHS 'reform' on child health.

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