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The health effects of Sure Start

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Publication date

Jun 2019

Summary

New evaluation finds Sure Start had major health benefits for children in poorer neighbourhoods.

Subjects

Area Effects, Child Development, Economics, Poverty, Public Policy, Well Being, and Health

Links

https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/14139

Notes

Covered by over 10 media outlets; Understanding Society and BHPS data used as suggestive evidence relating to the effect of Sure Start on maternal mental health (Chapter 8)


Related publications

  1. Sure Start centres 'big benefit' but face cuts

    Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, et al.

  2. Sure Start programme saved the NHS millions of pounds, study finds

    Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, et al.

  3. Sure Start centres cut health risks for Britain’s poorest children

    Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, et al.

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