“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:

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...



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