Health and Social Care

By Laura Sharman | March 22, 2017

Councils welcome fall in number of teenage pregnancies

Councils welcome fall in number of teenage pregnancies

Council leaders have welcomed the fall in the number of teenage pregnancies but have warned more needs to be done to tackle inequalities between wards.

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