Road safety success drives future plans

30 March 2010
We've hit our road safety targets, but there's still work to do, announces the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety.

Action on health inequalities

9 March 2010
Find out about a significant report aimed at tackling health inequalities, particularly in early child development. “The Marmot Review” (also called the ‘Report of the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post-2010) puts forward an evidence-based strategy for addressing health inequalities from 2010 onwards. The review lays out:

Parents of injured children suffer post-traumatic stress

9 March 2010
Over a third of parents whose child has been injured in an accident have suffered post-traumatic stress as long as one month later. A study, published in January by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, has identified the potentially wide-ranging effects of childhood accidents on parents. The study looked at 334 parents whose children had been...

Staying safe - what parents think about safety

9 March 2010
The importance of engaging with parents on home safety is highlighted through findings from the Staying Safe Survey 2009, published by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).

Giving children a healthy start

9 March 2010
New research by the Audit Commission has found that local authorities may be neglecting some key health issues for the under-fives.

MtL workshops

28 February 2010
The MtL team has just finished delivering the second round of Making the Link workshops across England. Thanks to all those who attended and contributed your valuable feedback to the discussions. In the round two events we have once again welcomed delegates working in key roles in many of the organisations which can influence child safety and injury prevention. Our current focus is on Making the...

E-bulletin Dec 2009

1 December 2009
Keeping you in touch with the bigger picture (Archived news from December 2009) Agenda Children’s Trusts are at the heart of local partnership working to secure better outcomes for children. They promote the co-operation and set the strategic framework within which partner organisations can work to improve the well-being of children each area, reflecting the five Every Child matters outcomes.