News and updates

Our news page carries important updates about the National Child Mortality Database and its work, as well as the work of our partners and the child death review community.

Updated Privacy Notice

We’ve just made some updates to the NCMD Privacy Notice, which includes better explanation about how and what data is collected by the National Child Mortality Database.

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What are we doing to improve NCMD and eCDOP?

Steps we are taking to improve NCMD and eCDOPDuring the first few months after our launch, we received a lot of extremely valuable feedback from CDOPs who have been in touch with us directly to let us know of any difficulties or problems arising from the system. As a...

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NCMD Parent, Patient and Public Involvement Group

NCMD Parent, Patient and Public Involvement Group – Joint Stakeholder MeetingBy Jenny Ward, Chief Executive, The Lullaby Trust The latest Parent, Patient and Public Involvement (PPPI) meeting took place in London on 12 June 2019. The PPPI meetings, when we write them...

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NHS launches digital tool to protect children’s health

NHS launches digital tool to protect children’s health A world-leading system which will provide a “major boost” to children’s health and safety was launched today [Monday 1 April]. The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) funded by NHS England and developed by...

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Building the Team

Building the Team

We are very pleased to welcome some new starters to the NCMD team. Kate Hayter is our full-time administrator. Sylvia Stoianova has also joined on secondment from Public Health England to work with Vicky Sleap job-sharing the project management responsibilities. Matt...

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