News

ChiMat child health profiles launched

4 April 2012
The national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) has launched the latest Local Authority Child Health Profiles which provide a snapshot of child health and well-being for each council in England.These annual profiles - produced as short, easy-to-read, PDFs aim to help those working in local authorities, the NHS and the voluntary sector improve outcomes for children and tackle health...

Accidents and child development publication

29 March 2012
Next month CAPT is publishing its Accidents and child development publication which is an essential resource for all practitioners working to prevent childhood accidents.It sets out the following:

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage 2012

29 March 2012
The Department for Education (DfE) has published the new statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS).This sets the standards that all early years providers must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well, and are kept healthy and safe.Early years providers play key roles in promoting accident prevention messages and delivering accident prevention work.

Child Safety Week theme revealed

28 March 2012
The theme for this year’s Child Safety Week - CAPT's flagship community safety campaign -  is Small steps to safety.

Sign up to Making the Link child accident prevention events

6 March 2012
There are still places left for our Making the Link road safety seminar and master classes taking place in March.

Making the Link redesigned website

5 March 2012
We've redesigned the Making the Link website to make it easier to find the tools, policy and news updates to help you in your child accident prevention work. We’ve made the following changes:

Children’s and Young People’s Outcomes Strategy

2 March 2012
The Department of Health (DH) is developing a new Children and Young People’s Outcomes Strategy in order to improve children’s health.

Making the Link master classes on child accident prevention

21 February 2012
CAPT is running a series of free, half-day master classes, funded by the Department for Education in London on 29 and 30 March 2012 on how to foster partnership working to help keep children safe from serious accidental injury.

Making the Link road safety seminar

21 February 2012
CAPT is delighted to present this one day, free road safety seminar, funded by the Department for Transport taking place in London on 22 March 2012. The event is also supported by the Association of Directors of Public Health and Road Safety GB. 

Safe Network safeguarding event for the voluntary, community and faith sector

31 January 2012
The Safe Network is holding a regional seminar in Preston on safeguarding to support the voluntary, community and faith sector.