Prevention in action

Read our latest case studies

  • North West Children’s Major Trauma Network

    Incidences of major trauma are fortunately very rare, but vehicle accidents make up a significant part of these. When they do happen, it is essential that all the professionals involved work together seamlessly to provide the most effective interventions. Read more

  • Coventry - Partnership approach to reducing unintentional injuries

    Coventry has adopted and embedded the principles of Marmot’s suggestions for tackling the social conditions that can lead to health inequalities, and is working to improve the areas in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. Read more

  • Hull City Council empowers staff using cascade training

    Hull City Council train and support all staff who interface with families, to recognise opportunities to share vital information about child accident prevention. Read more

  • 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

News

  • Road Safety Statement Progress Report published

    A new progress report from the Department for Transport charts how the individual aims and strategies which made up the original vision of the Road Safety Statement have been taken forward and what has been achieved. 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

  • 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

  • Fire safety in the home

    As part of the Government’s commitment to help prevent fatalities and injuries from accidental fire, the Home Office has relaunched their communications campaign to keep people safe in their homes via their Fire Kills initiative. Read more