BMI Letters

https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/a-child-think-theyre-fat-20894366?utm_source=linkCopy&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

I complained so many times about these BMI letters when I was Children’s Lead on the Council. Sadly, I didn’t have the power to stop them as, though they are sent out in the Council’s name, they are printed and sent by the local NHS. The officials did say they would make sure that at least those letters saying a child was obese would have the parent’s name on the envelope, rather than “parents of” and then the child’s name. The idea of a twelve year old accidentally opening a letter and finding she has been declared overweight by the authorities is appalling.

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