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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.

Safe Network safeguarding event

21 December 2012
The Safe Network is running a free, safeguarding event in February for the voluntary and community sector and CAPT will be facilitating a workshop on accidents and child development.

ChiMat launch JSNA tool

18 December 2012
The Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) has produced an online tool which provides data to go into joint strategic needs assessments (JSNAs).

Safe Network revised guide for groups working with children

29 November 2012
The Safe Network has produced a new version of their free guide – Are they safe? for groups working with children.The new version includes updated information on the steps groups working with children need to take to become safer as well a new wallchart to follow their progress.

Public Health England head addresses health inequalities

27 November 2012
The links between child safety and action on health inequalities have been underlined by Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England.

New DfT statistics show drop in child road casualties

8 November 2012
New figures from the Department for Transport show that child road casualties for ages 0-15 have fallen by 6%, compared with the previous 12 months.Over the year ending June 2012 there were 1,560 child pedestrians killed or seriously injured. For total child casualties overall, there were 2,350 deaths or serious injuries for the same year, a fall of 5% compared with the previous 12 months.

CAPT burns and scalds master class

1 November 2012
Sign up to CAPT's master class on preventing burns and scalds to children taking place in London on 30 November 2012.