Posts tagged Physical Health
Kidney Research UK Resource Pack for Schools

A resource pack compiled by Kidney Research UK for use in primary and secondary schools to talk about kidney health for use on World Kidney Day which happens annually on the 14th March. The resource pack includes information on how the kidneys work, activities and games to reinforce key information and links to organisations students can get in touch with if they want to find out more about kidney health.

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NHS Health Survey for England 2017

This NHS Digital report contains key statistics relating to children’s physical health and health-related behaviours in 2017.

Standout statistics:

  • The proportion of children aged 8 to 15 who had ever smoked decreased from 19% in 1997 to 5% in 2017

  • 18% of children aged between 5 and 15 ate the recommended five or more portions of fruit or vegetables a day

  • 94% of boys and 95% of girls reported very good or good health in 2017.

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