Useful links

February 2012

Browse useful links to other organisations to help you in your child accident prevention work.

Education

The Pre‑school Learning Alliance is a leading early years membership organisation and one of the largest providers of quality childcare in England.

Fire services

The Chief Fire Officers Association is the main membership body for the Fire and Rescure service.

Government sites and non-departmental public bodies

Health

Learning for Public Health West Midlands is a network of public health professionals including directors of public health, directors of children's services, local authorities, the West Midlands Council and the voluntary sector.

NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.

Housing

Professional and membership bodies

Public Health England

Public Health England protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities.

They are responsible for:

  • making the public healthier by encouraging discussions, advising government and supporting action by local government, the NHS and other people and organisations
    supporting the public so they can protect and improve their own health
    protecting the nation’s health through the national health protection service, and preparing for public health emergencies
    sharing our information and expertise with local authorities, industry and the NHS, to help them make improvements in the public’s health
    researching, collecting and analysing data to improve our understanding of health and come up with answers to public health problems
    reporting on improvements in the public’s health so everyone can understand the challenge and the next steps
    helping local authorities and the NHS to develop the public health system and its specialist workforce
    making the public healthier by encouraging discussions, advising government and supporting action by local government, the NHS and other people and organisations
  • supporting the public so they can protect and improve their own health
  • protecting the nation’s health through the national health protection service, and preparing for public health emergencies
  • sharing information and expertise with local authorities, industry and the NHS, to help them make improvements in the public’s health
  • researching, collecting and analysing data to improve our understanding of health and come up with answers to public health problems
  • reporting on improvements in the public’s health so everyone can understand the challenge and the next steps
  • helping local authorities and the NHS to develop the public health system and its specialist workforce.

Road safety

Royal colleges

Safeguarding children boards

The function of local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) is improve the overall wellbeing of children in the local area. The boards are made up of representatives from around the area who have a role to play in child welfare.

Find out more in the partnerships section.

Find a list of all local safeguarding children boards on the NSPCC site:

Voluntary Sector

Updated September 2014