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Expand free school meals to combat rise in malnutrition, say health experts

Doctors and nurses report seeing hungry children on a daily basis as they urge government to act

Doctors and nurses have called for a major expansion of free school meals to combat the growing risk of malnutrition, obesity and other health conditions affecting children in low-income families hit by the cost of living crisis.

A letter signed by scores of clinicians and health experts said NHS professionals were seeing the impact of hunger and poor nutrition in their work every day following a recent doubling in food insecurity across the UK.

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