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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.

Birmingham serious case review prompts safety campaign

31 January 2012
A serious case review (SCR) following the death of a two year-old from a hot water scald has prompted a safety campaign warning parents of the danger of burns when bathing children.

King's Fund health and wellbeing boards bulletin

31 January 2012
The King's Fund has a free monthly bulletin containing the latest news, policy developments and guidance around health and wellbeing boards.

Hospital admissions for unintentional injuries in under 18s confirmed as public health indicator

25 January 2012
Hospital admissions caused by unintentional and deliberate injuries in under 18s have been confirmed as one of the public health indicators as part of the new Public Health Outcomes Framework for England, 2013 – 2016.

Have your say on guidance for HWBs and JSNAs

25 January 2012
Draft statutory guidance for health and wellbeing boards and their partners in developing joint strategic needs assessments (JSNAs) and health and wellbeing strategies has been published by the Department of Health (DH).

New resources on Making the Link

17 January 2012
We've updated the Making the Link site with a number of new resources to help you in your child accident prevention work. CAPT's Making the Link project aims to encourage partnership working between senior practitioners and policymakers in child accident prevention.

UK burden of injury 2.6 times higher than previously thought

13 December 2011
Researchers have found that the burden of injury is 2.6 times higher than previously thought. The burden of injury – quantifying the impact injury has on an individual who is injured and on society– has been calculated as part of new research by Swansea University led by Ronan Lyons. The research entitled 'Measuring the Population Burden of Injuries—Implications for Global and National Estimates...

Future Forum interim recommendations on health reforms

1 December 2011
The Future Forum has written to the Secretary of State with the forum’s interim recommendations on the proposed health reforms which includes public health. The forum's remit is to look specifically at the NHS's role in improving the public's health rather than the operation of the new public health system, however the letter restates some relevant broad principles for the area of public health...