All resources tagged with 'children (5-10)'

The Best Start: The Future if Children’s Health – One Year on

Building on its May 2017 report, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) looks at developments in the school nursing and health visiting professions in England, monitoring progress. In this new short paper the RCN highlights the need to value these key specialists as they work to influence children and young people’s health and wellbeing.   

RCN conclusions from this work include the need to:

New National Child Mortality Database announced

The death of every child is a tragedy, so it’s all the more important to understand the causes and circumstances of child deaths so that the learning can be translated into action which will reduce potentially avoidable deaths in the future.

A new National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) is being developed at the University of Bristol that aims to reduce premature mortality by analysing data on all deaths in children in England, aged between birth and 18 Years.

The state of child health – a fragmented approach with deepening public health cuts

The State of Child Health: One year on reviews progress across a range of key child health indicators and recommendations from the original RCPCH report in 2017. Its conclusions, in the form of ‘scorecards’ for England, Scotland and Wales, reveal progress in some areas but concerns about the lack of improvement in ‘several fundamental areas’ including the lack of plans for an overarching child health strategy and the lack of increased investment in child health research.

Child Safety Week 2018 - Safe Children: Together we've got this

Child Safety Week offers a great opportunity to raise families’ awareness, forge partnershis and put child accident prevention on the local agenda. This year it runs from 4 to 10 June. Sign up to get involved.

Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s flagship annual community education campaign. This year it runs from Monday 4 to Sunday 10 June.

Celebrate school nursing week 10-14 July

The first School Nurse Week takes place this year on 10-14 July, organised by Unite and the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA). As well as celebrating the role of these key professionals in the lives of children and young people, it’s also a chance to explain how their work supports the health and wellbeing connections that are made every day between schools, homes and the wider community.

Whole grapes – wonderful but take care

As new products such as button batteries and e-cigarette refills emerge, it is easy to get complacent about age-old dangers. Humans have used grapes for winemaking for 8000 years and have been eating them for even longer.

Child road casualties rise

The wider context – road users of all ages

The number of road deaths, seriously injured (KSI) and total casualties all increased year on year in 2015-16, according to figures published by the Department for Transport (DfT). Reported road casualties in Great Britain: quarterly provisional estimates year ending March 2016.

The figures cover the period 1st April 2015 – 31st March 2016.

The Government’s road safety statement – December 2015

The road safety statement  published on 21 December 2015 sets out the government’s vision, values and priorities for improving the safety of Britain’s roads. The statement describes the current context of road safety in Britain and the broad scope of road safety activity for the government. It covers road safety policy within Britain as governed by the Department for Transport.

Child Safety Week 2016 – “Simple stuff saves lives”

Child Safety Week Logo: 6-12 June 2016

Child Safety Week offers a great opportunity to raise families’ awareness, forge partnerships and put child accident prevention on the local agenda.

Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s flagship annual community education campaign. This year Child Safety Week runs from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 June.

The value of Public Health England data, analysis tools & the 'Keeping Children Safe at Home’ research programme | October 2014

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