Rob Benington – Injury Prevention Manager, NHS Bristol
Rob is the Injury Prevention Manager for NHS Bristol, and he is also the co-ordinator for Avonsafe – a safety partnership which has been running for 15 years.
Avonsafe is a partnership that encourages organisations to work together to help reduce accidental injury. It covers the old Avon area, with local groups co-ordinated by local injury prevention specialists.
Rob’s role, funded by the primary care trusts, is to:
Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) has commissioned Dr Nicola Christie, Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Surrey University, to run a series of free master classes as part of CAPT's Making the Link project. The master classes will cover:
A combined fire station and children’s centre has won a top prize for ‘Achieving more with partnerships’
A project run by Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, Northumberland County Council’s Children’s Services and SureStart, has been recognised at the Local Government Innovation Awards. The Local Government Innovation Awards reward community partners who make a difference through innovative partnership working in their areas.
They have been awarded a grant of £1.2 million to spread their ideas and best practice around the country.