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Children and young people

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We help support improvements in the health of children through studies to promote more accurate diagnosis of illness, and trialling novel interventions.

Research areas

  • Biological, social and environmental determinants of child health and social outcomes and inequalities
  • Developing and testing interventions, services and programmes to improve health and social outcomes
  • Design, evaluation and implementation of high quality health and care services for children

Case studies

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Assessing the long term impact of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme for mothers and children.

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Using steroids to treat Otitis Media with Effusion or glue ear in children.

Theme leads

Professor Mike Robling

Professor Mike Robling

Director of Population Health and Social Care Trials

+44 (0)29 2068 7177
Dr Julia Townson

Dr Julia Townson

Senior Research Fellow - Senior Trial Manager in Children and Young People

+44 (0)29 2068 7606