News

Report calls for a national child death database

6 November 2013
A study commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) has recommended establishing a national database to collect, analyse and share Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) data at a national level.

Get involved in our national road safety seminar

26 September 2013
We want you to be involved in our national road safety seminar in Manchester in March 2014. If you would like to present at the seminar – get in touch.

Child accidents and injuries in the North West

23 May 2013
Published in March 2013, ‘Child accidents and injuries in the North West’ draws together extensive research into the nature and scale of childhood unintentional injuries and accidental deaths in the North West of England.The report will support local authorities, the NHS and Health and Wellbeing Boards in their work to prevent and minimise the risk of child accidents and injuries.Key themesThree...

Working together for Child Safety Week 2013

21 May 2013
Supporting frontline practitioners to create a local focus for accident prevention Local commissioning of child accident prevention is set to feature more prominently on the agenda of local authorities now that the issue is firmly embedded into the new Public Health Outcomes Framework indicator to reduce hospital admissions from unintentional and deliberate injuries for 0-18 year olds.

NICE guidance for unintentional injuries: evidence update published

28 February 2013
A summary of new evidence to support the NICE guidance - Strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among children and young people aged under 15 – has been published.

Brake event for safer roads

26 February 2013
Brake is urging schools to get involved in their Giant Walking Bus campaign to encourage healthy walking and campaign for safer roads.

Road safety seminar: Safe, Green and Active

20 February 2013
Finding Common Ground for Public Health, Road Safety and Active LifestylesCAPT is hosting a one day road safety seminar which will bring together stakeholders in public health, road safety, highways engineering and services for children and families.

Master class on effective engagement with minority and hard to reach families

12 February 2013
CAPT is running a master class on effective engagement with minority and hard to reach families.The event is taking place on Friday 22 March 2013 in London.Invited experts include:

New reports on child safety

4 February 2013
A new report on children's independendent mobility and revised guidance on the importance of local speed limits for child safety.

Use your year-end money to keep children safe

30 January 2013
Use CAPT’s wide range of accident prevention resources for practitioners to use up year-end spend and keep children safe.