Child obesity and the pandemic effect: how nurses can help
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Child obesity and the pandemic effect: how nurses can help

Nick Evans Health journalist

The COVID pandemic has brought reduced activity and an unhealthy diet leading to higher levels of child obesity as well as highlighting health inequalities

Melanie Wenn has seen first hand how the pandemic has affected child obesity. She is a paediatric obesity clinical nurse specialist at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, which set up the Care of Childhood Obesity Clinic in the early 2000s.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 2, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.2.10.s5

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