Prevention in action

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  • The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP)

    At a time when many local authorities are cutting back on road safety services because of budgetary restraints, three councils in Essex are working collaboratively to deliver a vision of reducing death and serious injury on the roads to zero. Read more

  • Bradford council's collaboration, creativity and focus

    Bradford Council work as collaboratively as possible while at the same time staying true to individual priorities. Read more

  • Birmingham's Connected Transport Vision

    The Birmingham Connected Transport vision is working to create a safer, greener, healthier city where people who live, work, study in, or visit the city can choose to walk, cycle or take public transport instead of using private cars. Read more

  • Warwickshire working to reduce unintentional injuries

    Stakeholder engagement, Strategic Leadership and Coordinated Communication – How Warwickshire is working to reduce unintentional injuries. Read more

Latest news

  • Policies and priorities which underpin prevention work

    Ahead of the government’s planned Green Paper on Prevention, there have been some important position statements and policy papers from national key organisations who have a role and influence in child safety, accident prevention and local partnership work to give children the best start in life. Read more

  • Learnings published following button battery death independent investigation

    The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has published its independent investigation into the death of a three-year-old who swallowed a button battery. The report makes recommendations in three key areas – public awareness, product safety and clinical decision making. Read more

  • Summer safety – preventing drowning and cold water shock

    With summer sunshine tempting children into the water, the Local Government Association (LGA) is warning about the risk of drowning and cold water shock and highlighting the need for children to be taught about these risks. Read more