“Brilliant, I really like the format – an ‘at a glance’ visual picture of our completed reviews” CDOP Co-ordinator (Data Monitoring Reports)

NCMD hosts a range of resources for CDOPs and other health and social care professionals working in Child Death Review (please note that information for bereaved families can be found here)…


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Latest publications and reports:

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...



Latest blogs:

Maternal NHS charging: A threat to maternal and neonatal health

by Dr Nikesh Parekh Public Health Medical Associate and CDOP Chair, Royal Borough of Greenwich and GP, Seaford Medical Practice. Neonatal deaths represent 42% of all child deaths in England. These deaths are not inevitable, but while many countries are making progress...


Postcard for bereaved families

NCMD for families

“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

NCMD 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
Postcard for bereaved families