Two thirds of children who die have a chronic condition, reveals UK's largest study of child mortality

Efforts to prevent deaths in children must focus on improving the quality of care for children with chronic conditions and their families - that's according to a major new study into child mortality launched by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). The study is commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership and it is part of the Clinical Outcome Review Programme: Child Health Reviews - UK (CHR-UK) project. It uses death registration data for UK children between January 1980 and December 2010...