community child health

community child health

A term which encompasses training and working practices of all those working with children and their families (CatF) in their communities, facilitated by multidisciplinary collaboration between agencies and professional bodies concerned with the health of CatF, promotion of research related to the health of CatF and disseminating useful results, and serving as an advocate for CatF through professional, academic and other channels.
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The National Community Child Health Database recorded 33,648 live births in 2014 to Welsh residents, an increase of 4% on the number of births in 2004 (32,351) but a fall of 1% since 2013 (33,822) and of 7% from the peak in 2010.
The National Community Child Health Database (NCCHD) recorded 33,648 live births in 2014 to Welsh residents, an increase of four percent on the number of births in 2004 (32,351) but a fall of one per cent since 2013 (33,822) and of 7% from the peak in 2010.
The British Association for Community Child Health, affiliated to the Royal College of Paediatricians, is a successful model we can adapt.
Lead author Allan Colver, professor of community child health at Newcastle University said: "Our results are encouraging.
The research was supported by a Project Grant from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and partly by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Royal Children's Hospital and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.
UnitedHealthcare has provided a $1 million grant for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center's Office for Community Child Health (OCCH) to help enhance care delivery and address critical public health issues for children.
At the practice level, interest in place-based service delivery has arisen from broad contemporary recognition that a one-size-fits-all model for service delivery is unlikely to be effective given the unique characteristics pertinent to each community (Centre for Community Child Health, 2012).
Figures released from the National Community Child Health Database on births in Wales showed a fall of 8% in births to those aged 19 from 2011 to 2012, from 2,466 to 2,272 and have plummeted by more than a quarter (27%) since a high of 3,116 in 2006.
Prof Allan Colver, consultant paediatrician at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and professor of community child health at Newcastle University, is leading the programme.
The Department of Health shows in kind support for the program as community child health nurses deliver the majority of kits to parents at either the first home visit or the six week check up.

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