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Latest news confirms PHE’s priorities for action to reduce unintentional injuries among the under-fives

28 September 2015
In 2014, Public Health England (PHE) produced guidance to local authorities and their partners on Reducing unintentional injuries in and around the home among children under five years.

Child road casualties rise

28 September 2015
The wider content – road users of all ages The number of road deaths, seriously injured (KSI) and total casualties all increased year on year in 2014, according to figures published by the Department for Transport (DfT) on 24 September 2015 in the 2014 annual report. Headline figures were previously published in June 2015.

Poor beginnings

28 September 2015
Poor beginnings Simply by growing up in a certain part of England, a child under five is more likely to have poor health that will impact the rest of their lives. That’s the conclusion of a new report by the National Children’s Bureau which looks at four key measures of health and well-being, including accidental injury.

CAPT’s Road Safety Seminar, March 2016

28 September 2015
CAPT’s Road Safety Seminar, March 2016 Help us choose the theme for our annual road safety seminar. We want to make sure that the seminar covers the topic that you want to hear about, so please let us know the road safety issues that are most important to you. In 2013 we focused on reducing the inequalities in road casualties and last year the topic was the journey to and from school. What should...

Child road casualties rise

1 July 2015
The wider context – road users of all agesThe number of road deaths, seriously injured (KSI) and total casualties all increased year on year in 2014, according to figures just published by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Road Safety Week 2015

29 June 2015
This year, Road Safety Week is taking place on 23-29 November 2015 and the theme is drive less, live more.

Network Rail’s crossing campaign

29 June 2015
This month Network Rail launched a campaign

Improving road safety for novice drivers: the role of parents

13 November 2014
The second edition of Goodyear’s white paper 'Driving Safety First: Improving road safety for novice drivers' (PDF, 2.5MB)’ was published in October, 2014. It includes research carried out earlier in the year that put the focus on the parents of young drivers.

The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

9 October 2014
The recent suite of resources produced by Public Health England (PHE) provide a call to action for local work on child accident prevention, prioritising home safety for under-fives and