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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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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Child death review data release 2021

Child death review data release 2021

This data release covers child deaths notified and reviewed between 2020 and 2021, and gives readers an opportunity to explore comprehensive child death review data for themselves. The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) was notified of 3,068 child deaths in...

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