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Tell us what you'd like on the Making the Link website

19 April 2012
The Making the Link project is here to help everyone who works to prevent unintentional injury to children and young people in England.We use the website to highlight:

New injury profiles from the South West Public Health Observatory

4 April 2012
New injury profiles from the South West Public Health Observatory (SWPHO) show huge variation in the rates of people killed and admitted to hospital due to injury between different local authorities.The new injury profiles are published as an online data tool launched by SWPHO on behalf of Public Health Observatories in England.Key findings included:

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.