Navigation Links
Guidance on preventing unintentional injuries to children

Researchers from the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG) at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry have contributed to new National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on preventing unintentional injury to the under-15s.

The public health guidance is based on reviews of research evidence produced by the team at PenTAG. There are three linked pieces of guidance on: home safety assessments and safety equipment; road design and modification; and broader strategies to prevent unintentional injuries to among children and young people aged under 15 including changes in workforce training and in injury surveillance in children.

The three pieces of national guidance make recommendations to commissioners and providers of health services, environmental health services, housing services and associations, local authority children's services, local authority health and wellbeing boards, local authorities and their strategic partnerships, local safeguarding children boards, police, fire and rescue services, Sure Start and children's centres.

The guidance is also for practitioners who visit families and carers with children and young people aged under 15 (including GPs, midwives, social workers and health visitors).

The PenTAG team of researchers worked on the project between December 2008 and March 2010. They produced over 10 systematic reviews of research evidence and four economic analyses that contributed to the new NICE policies. Two of the reviews on the broader injury prevention strategies were also produced in collaboration with reviewers at the London School of Economics and the University of Birmingham.

The guidance was published recently by NICE.


Contact: Andrew Gould
The Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Beyond nature vs. nurture: Parental guidance boosts childs strengths, shapes development
2. Military experts provide civilian surgeons with guidance on handling bomb blast injuries
3. ATMP and Secure-24 Offer Physicians Leadership and Guidance for Electronic Medical Records
4. Survey Exposes a Knowledge Worker Productivity Gap
5. The Ensign Group Reports Fourth Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings of $0.43 Per Share; Issues 2010 Guidance
6. Preventing physician medication mix-ups by reporting them
7. Lifestyle Key to Preventing Stroke, Guidelines Say
8. Celecoxib may be effective in preventing non-melanoma skin cancers
9. Celebrex Shows Potential in Preventing Some Skin Cancers: Study
10. Pitt study finds NSAIDs cause stem cells to self-destruct, preventing colon cancer
11. New clinical trial explores role of vitamin D in preventing esophageal cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... In an ongoing Clinical ... Center (RMC) in Chicago, IL, UV Angel is evaluating the efficacy of its product ... intensive care units (totaling 30 beds) from May 2014 through October 2015 at a ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... In ... nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible for advancing care for pulmonary hypertension ... Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive special recognition throughout 2016 as part ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... Many people know of the common symptoms of low thyroid hormone (also ... many people who find their cholesterol levels and weight are creeping up are more ... they don’t have any of the other symptoms. , Thyroid hormone plays a major ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... lower prices in an early celebration of the early holiday shopping season. Starting ... $29.95 each (normally $33.95 ea). Black Friday promotional pricing is in addition to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... Deborah Williams without a referral for dental implants at her Mississauga, ON ... qualified and experienced in the placement of dental implants. , Missing teeth can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... LYON , Frankreich, November 25, 2015 ... hat heute bekanntgegeben, dass sie eine Lizenz für das ... Inserm, Poxel, CNRS, UCBL und ENS-Lyon innehaben, an Enyo ... 2009 von FUI AAP8 ins Leben gerufenen und von ... NATHEB-Programms wurde FXR als ein Behandlungsziel für HBV identifiziert, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Nov. 24, 2015  Natera, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... genetic testing and the analysis of circulating ... present at the 27 th  Annual Piper ... 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET.  Matthew Rabinowitz, Ph.D., CEO of ... business activities and financial outlook. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , 24. November 2015 Avery ... Pacemaker Systems, ist erfreut, die Berufung von ... bekannt geben zu können. ... --> Foto - ... (Schweden). Von 1984-1986 war er Fellow des ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: