Updated Public Health Outcomes Framework, 2012 Chief Medical Officer's report & topic briefings | December 2013 Making the Link

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December 2013
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 December's issue:
Topic briefings: Inequalities and deprivation, young drivers and child accident prevention in public health. Honest Truth Partnership resources, PHOF and the Chief Medical Officer's report.

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Updated Public Health Outcomes Framework

The vision of the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) is to improve and protect the nation’s health and wellbeing and to improve the healthy of the poorest fastest. It includes specific outcome indicators for child injuries.
 > Read more about the updated Public Health Outcomes Framework

Chief Medical Officer's report 2012

Published in October 2013, the report presents the case for a greater focus on prevention and partnership working to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
 > Read more about the Chief Medical Officer's report 2012

Public health and child accident prevention

Our topic briefing outlines the key roles and responsibilities relating to child accident prevention for organisations in the new public health system.
 > Updated public health and child accident prevention topic briefing

Inequalities and deprivation

Topic briefing on the key issues relating to inequalities and deprivation for senior practitioners and policymakers working in child accident prevention.
> Read our updated inequalities and deprivation topic briefing

Bradford Child Death Alert

The Bradford Child Death Alert is a low-cost and convenient approach to an urgent local child safety concern. 
> Read about the Bradford Child Death Alert

Young drivers

A disproportionate number of young people are killed and seriously injured on Britain’s roads each year with 17-24 year old drivers making up almost a quarter of drivers killed.
 > Read our new young drivers topic briefing

The Honest Truth Partnership

The Honest Truth Partnership in Devon provides driving instructors with essential resources to promote responsible driving and reduce the number of young drivers killed and seriously injured on the roads.
 > Read more about the Honest Truth Partnership


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.

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Updated February 2014