Information for professionals

“The commitment and enthusiasm of CDOPs in particular means that the NCMD is a powerful tool in our arsenal to reduce child deaths” Vicky Sleap, NCMD Manager

The purpose of collating information on child death nationally is to ensure that deaths are learned from, that learning is widely shared and that actions are taken – locally and nationally – to reduce the number of children who die. To support CDOPs and the wider child death review community to do this, NCMD offers a range of guidance and resources…

COVID-19

How can CDR professionals help?

CDR data deadline (LSCB1)

31 March 2021

CDR guidance

Available on request (by email):

  • Sample analysis form
  • Advice and flowchart on Terminations of Pregnancy (ToP)

More guidance on form completion, holding meetings, COVID-19 and more also listed below…

Publications

Publications and outputs from NCMD including reports and journal publications…
NCMD publishes first annual report

NCMD publishes first annual report

The NCMD national data collection and analysis system is the first of its kind anywhere in the world to record comprehensive data, standardised across the country, on the circumstances of children’s deaths.

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Webinars

Free webinar series for CDR professionals – for more information (including the next date and how to register) click here.
March 2021 webinar announced

March 2021 webinar announced

Our March webinar will be on ‘How to complete an effective reporting form’ – invitations will be sent out to CDR professionals by mid-February…

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CDR webinar, 23 June 2020

CDR webinar, 23 June 2020

CDR webinar on subjects raised by CDR professionals including babies born pre 22 weeks and swabs, with the latest information from NCMD and more…

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Webinar, 28 Nov 2019

Webinar, 28 Nov 2019

NCMD launches webinar series for child death professionals. The first edition, in November 2019, shares insights into the programme so far…

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Safety notices

Safety notices for professionals working with families to share…
SAFETY NOTICE: Windows

SAFETY NOTICE: Windows

Be aware of the danger of leaving windows open, particularly as this becomes more common during the COVID pandemic.

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Other

Find below links to a range of other resources relating to child death review…

Statutory information:

For families:

More from NCMD:

More from the sector:

  • Key links from other organisations

 

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