News Archive: March 2018

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

31 March 2018
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...

Creating better streets

31 March 2018
Creating better streets: Inclusive and accessible places is a new industry review from the CIHT which looks into the operation of ‘shared space’ schemes in our communities.  Report recommendations include:

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

31 March 2018
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.

THINK! PUT AWAY YOUR PHONE – a new campaign

30 March 2018
Parents in particular are often under pressure while driving, from school run timings and work deadlines, to difficult traffic conditions and bad weather. Although it may seem too easy to reach for the mobile phone while driving, the message for all drivers from this updated DfT campaign is clear. Don’t do it!