The value of Public Health England data, analysis tools & the 'Keeping Children Safe at Home’ research programme | October 2014

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October 2014
Working together for safer children
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Making the Link is run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) which is the UK's leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

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In October's issue:
The value of national data for local accident prevention, injury prevention practitioner guide, local data steered by national priorities – a new tool.

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The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

We argue that national data should steer local accident prevention priorities and plans and we signpost a new tool.
> Read about how you can use national data to help prevent accidents in your area

Tailored local data steered by national priorities

The National Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Network (formerly Chimat) has created a tool that provides local data on the national priorities for reducing unintentional injuries among the under fives; and for all children and young people on the roads.
> Read more about the National Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Network tool

'Five for the under fives'

Public Health England (PHE) has recommended that local authorities prioritise reducing five injury types among the under fives. This article provides detail about each of them.
> The five key injury issues for children under five highlighted by PHE

Injury prevention practitioner guide from the Keeping Children Safe project (KCS)

A major resource from the Keeping Children Safe at Home project is now freely available. CAPT was a key member of the team that developed this valuable guide. 
> Practitioners’ guide (Injury prevention briefing) from the KCS project

 
 
 
 

About Making the Link

Working together for safer children

Making the Link is here to support people working to prevent unintentional injury to children and young people in England.

  • Submit case studies on accident prevention
  • Browse tools to help you in your work
  • Read the latest news on child accident prevention

More about the Making the Link project

Want to get in touch? Email info@makingthelink.net

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Updated October 2014