Partnership working


January 2013
children's hands in a circle

Are you looking to start new partnerships? Want to find out how to make the most of your current connections?

The links below will show you how to build a successful partnership, and give you an overview of key agencies who you might want to make contact with.

One of the most useful resources is "Better safe than sorry", a joint study by the Audit Commission and the Healthcare Commission into preventing unintentional injury through partnership working.

Click on the links below to find out more:

Identifying partnership opportunities

The Making the wider connections section of our Advocating Child Safety resource explores the connections that people working in child accident prevention can make with others engaged with the safety, health and wellbeing of children, to make a greater impact on shared agendas. It includes an overview of partnership opportunities in the following areas:

Key individuals

Dedicated partnerships and knowledge sharing are key factors for success in accidental injury prevention, but some organisations have chosen to go one step further by creating individual ‘injury prevention’ roles. Find out more:

Key organisations

Updated June 2013