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November 2013
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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 November's issue:
Road safety in Bradford, tackling hot water scalds, call for a national child deaths database, essential evidence summaries and speakers wanted.

Latest news

Road safety education in Bradford case study

Simon D’Vali tells us how Bradford’s road safety programme for young children is being supported by partners following careful analysis of what was needed to ensure best practice in its delivery.
Read more about the road safety project in Bradford

Sefton Council tackles hot water scalds with free thermostatic mixing valves

Sefton Council is working with local partners to supply and fit free thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) in the homes of families with children under five years old.
Read more about the Sefton Council scheme

Report calls for a national child death database

A study by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at Oxford University has recommended establishing a national database to collect, analyse and share Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) data at a national level.
Read more on the report

Essential evidence summaries from Dr Adrian Davis

A round up of the evidence summaries most relevant to professionals involved in child accident prevention. Includes road safety, pedestrian safety and parental engagement.
Read the summaries relevant to child accident prevention professionals

Get involved in our road safety seminar

We are looking for presenters to speak at our national road safety seminar in March. The seminar will focus on the inequalities in road collisions among children and young people.
Read more about CAPT's national road safety seminar


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Updated December 2013