“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)…


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:

Healing conversations: Experiencing grief as a professional

by Sarah Harris, Director of Bereavement Support and Education, Child Bereavement UK. Sometimes, if I’m honest, I find it difficult to talk about my work. In my profession, I deal with bereavement, loss, and grief every day – so when someone at a party asks me, “and...


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