Publications

Our publications section carries all NCMD reports, briefings and data releases. Here you’ll find in-depth analysis of overall child mortality in England, deep dives into specific causes of death with recommendations for improvement in the future, and complete data releases that give you a chance to explore the unique data we hold for yourself.

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The NCMD’s impact in 2021

The NCMD’s impact in 2021

This report explores the impact of the National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) programme in 2021. 2021 was a special year for the NCMD. Though the programme began in 2018, 2021 was the first year that we had sufficient data to begin sharing learning to fulfil our...

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Covid deaths in children rare, new study of NCMD data shows

Covid deaths in children rare, new study of NCMD data shows

Update 25 November 2021 It has been brought to our attention that this paper has been covered by a number of media outlets using headlines that minimise the deaths of children. Every child death is a tragedy, and we have reached out to the newspapers concerned to ask...

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