Children’s accidents ‘a disgrace’

 
Sick child
Accidents are a leading cause of illness and death in children.
The government’s record on preventing accidental injuries to children is a “disgrace”, watchdogs have said.

Two million children a year visit A&E because they have been hurt in an accident, the Audit Commission said.

And not enough has been done to tackle the problem, which is thought to cost the NHS

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