Episode 9: Child poverty and health inequalities

In this episode, Dr Felicity Cooksey has a conversation with Dr Helen Leveret about child poverty and how paediatricians can advocate for reducing health inequalities. They discuss the article Child poverty and health inequalities in the UK: a guide for paediatricians | Archives of Disease in Childhood (bmj.com).


https://bmjpaedsopen.bmj.com/content/6/1/e001631– Dr Singh & Dr Uthayakumar-Cumarasamy review on the Cost of living crisis: a UK crisis with global implications – A call to action for Paediatricians.

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/key-topics/child-health-inequalities– the RCPCH child health inequalities toolkit to assist anyone interested in developing their knowledge, improving their communication with families, starting QI projects & advocating for change on a local and national level.

Supporting child health fighting poverty | Wellbeing and Health Action Movement (whamproject.co.uk) – A movement to inform, empower and unite clinicians who fight child poverty and health inequality.

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/news/child-health-inequalities-podcast-1-talking-families – this edition of the RCPCH podcast discusses how to have meaningful & approachable conversations with families around living in poverty.

Music by AlexGrohl from Pixabay

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