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The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

The recent suite of resources produced by Public Health England (PHE) provide a call to action for local work on child accident prevention, prioritising home safety for under-fives and

Tackling inequalities in child accident prevention factsheet

CAPT and West Midlands PHE Centre have developed a factsheet on tackling inequalities within child accident prevention.

New Public Health England resources to help reduce accidents to children and young people

Public Health England (PHE) has signalled that child accident prevention is one of its priorities by launching two new resources for local authorities on the first day of Child Safety Week. The resources focus on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on the road. 

There are still significant numbers of deaths and emergency hospital admissions from preventable causes. On average each year between 2008-2012, 822 children and young people under 25 died and there were more than 136,000 emergency admissions to hospital.

Sign up for free Child Safety Week resources

Sign up to our Child Safety Week 2014 email list to keep up-to-date with all the latest developments and get access to exclusive, free Safety Hero resources that you can use to promote child accident prevention in your local area.

About Child Safety Week

This year's Child Safety Week is just over three months away.

CAPT's work with Public Health England

CAPT is currently working closely with Public Health England (PHE) on the content of a briefing to local authorities on reducing unintentional injuries for the under fives.

This work is one of the strands of PHE’s Violence and Unintentional Programme. RoSPA are also part of the project – focusing on unintentional injuries on the roads for children and young people under the age of 25.

March road safety seminar, developing a resource library and Child Safety Week 2014 | February 2014 Making the Link e-bulletin

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust |

Child Safety Week 2014

Save the date, our flagship campaign, Child Safety Week is back for another year, running from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 June with the theme Safety Heroes battle Morning Mayhem.

Rob Benington

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:

Sign up to the Making the Link master classes

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:

Review of fire Sector published

A strategic review of the fire and rescue service – Fire Futures - has been published by the Communities and Local Government Department.