All resources tagged with 'young people (15-18)'

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

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust

The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

The recent suite of resources produced by Public Health England (PHE) provide a call to action for local work on child accident prevention, prioritising home safety for under-fives and

Tackling inequalities in child accident prevention factsheet

CAPT and West Midlands PHE Centre have developed a factsheet on tackling inequalities within child accident prevention.

New Public Health England resources to help reduce accidents to children and young people

Public Health England (PHE) has signalled that child accident prevention is one of its priorities by launching two new resources for local authorities on the first day of Child Safety Week. The resources focus on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on the road. 

There are still significant numbers of deaths and emergency hospital admissions from preventable causes. On average each year between 2008-2012, 822 children and young people under 25 died and there were more than 136,000 emergency admissions to hospital.

PHE launches new resources, road deaths statistics and creating an 'avoidable injury strategy' | July 2014 Making the Link

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RoSPA publishes ‘Road Safety and Public Health’ report

RoSPA has published a report looking at the current level of integration of road safety with other public health activities. The report highlights examples of good practice, provides guidance to road safety officers and public health practitioners and catalogues ideas and concepts that could be used by different local authorities to help achieve their objectives.

Recommendations

The report makes four recommendations:

 

Public health and road safety, case studies and new blind cord standards | March 2014 Making the Link e-bulletin

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