The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) is an NHS funded programme, delivered by the University of Bristol, that gathers information on all children who die in England. We aim to learn lessons that could improve and save children’s lives in the future.
NCMD has a range of resources for Child Death Overview Panels (CDOPs) and other health and social care professionals working in Child Death Review (CDR)…
The latest COVID-19 information for CDOPs, CDR professionals and others working in the sector…
This conference presentation uses real-time data on the deaths of children in England during the Covid-19 pandemic to assess child mortality during the period.There is an urgent need to understand the effect of Covid-19 on illness and mortality in children. This...
Deaths in Children and Young People in England following SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first pandemic year: a national study using NCMD data linked with NHS recordsNCMD data contributed to the most comprehensive analyses of public health data assessing the risk of...
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“One of the things you want most when your child dies is learning so that another parent doesn’t go through the same devastating experience,” bereaved mother
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This report, the second thematic report from the NCMD, looks at deaths that occurred or were reviewed by a child death overview panel between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020.
The key findings from NCMD’s report will be shared at an online event on Thursday 21st October 2021.
The July 2021 edition of NCMD’s CDR newsletter is out now, with details of our second annual report, other publications using NCMD data and more….
Find out about the impact that NCMD is having, both within the sector and nationally.
New article in Public Sector Focus on NCMD’s thematic report on Child Mortality and Deprivation
Featuring a presentation by NCMD’s Programme, Professor Karen Luyt, this event highlighted the key findings from the NCMD second annual report.