News

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.

CAPT events in February and March 2013

30 January 2013
 CAPT plans to deliver a series of child accident prevention events in February and March 2013.

Safe Network March safeguarding event

28 January 2013
The Safe Network is running a free, safeguarding event in March for the voluntary and community sector and CAPT will be facilitating a workshop on accidents and child development.

Poisoning - how to reduce hospital admissions

14 January 2013
Every year 25,000 under 5s are rushed to A&E with suspected poisoning. One in five cases – 15 every day – are serious enough for the child to be admitted to hospital.Find out how a new CAPT DVD resource pack can help frontline staff give practical advice on preventing poisoning and so reduce the numbers of children admitted to hospital from accidental poisoning.The financial and emotional...

Concern about children and young people’s health outcomes

14 January 2013
The dangers of a fragmented approach to the commissioning of health and public health services for children and young people are highlighted in two new reports which reflect the concerns of many children’s professionals regarding the implementation of current health reforms.