Social Media firms ‘must share child mental health costs’

Obesity was also highlighted as a key issue for the health service. “It is absolutely true that we need to be more physically active,” Stevens said. “But that by itself is not going to deal with what’s happening to our food and drink calorific environment.

The prime minister, Theresa May, has pledged a long-term funding settlement for the NHS, which celebrates its 70th anniversary next month. “I want that to be done in conjunction with NHS leaders and provide a multi-year funding settlement consistent with our fiscal rules and balanced approach,” she told parliament’s health and social care select committee in March.