Briefing on child poverty

Briefing that explores child poverty and its relationship to health and wellbeing. It aims to provide an overview of the following:

  • Why focus on children?
  • What is child poverty?
  • What are the levels of child poverty in Scotland?
  • How does child poverty impact on health?
  • What impact does child poverty have on health?
  • What actions can be taken to protect children from the impact of poverty?
Details
Published: 
2013
Author: 
Wendy Macdonald
Dr Sheila Beck
Dr Eileen Scott
Publisher: 
NHS Health Scotland