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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Dr David Elliman, consultant in community child health at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said such a policy lacks evidence for the UK.
The project aims to develop a training programme to support high quality delivery of stay and play drop-ins and community child health hubs in camden.
While there is research evidence to suggest that Australian ECEC services are trying to engage with vulnerable children and their families (Skattebol et al., 2014), the literature also indicates that some of the most vulnerable do not or cannot avail themselves of universal or mainstream services (Centre for Community Child Health, 2010; Winkworth, McArthur, Layton, Thomson & Wilson, 2010).
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.
[7.] British Association for Community Child Health. Community child health and the future: A BACCH discussion paper.
Lead author Allan Colver, professor of community child health at Newcastle University said: "Our results are encouraging.
The Syndicate gave approval of frame work for the curriculum of M.Sc Nursing, M.Sc Epidemiology & Biostatistics and has also approved curriculum of M.Sc Community Child Health, M.Sc Prosthetic & Orthotics and B-S Prosthetic & Orthotics proposed by Khyber Institute of Child Health and Pakistan Institute of Prosthetics & Orthotics Sciences respectively.
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.
CCCH (Centre for Community Child Health) (2011a) Place-based approaches to supporting children and families, Policy Brief, www.rch.org.au/ccch/policybriefs.cfm
Although the agenda for integrated service delivery in Australia is well underway, this kind of work is still very much 'cutting edge' (Centre for Community Child Health, 2012; Moore, 2009; Moore & Fry, 2011; Moore & Skinner, 2010) with local examples of evaluation findings rare.
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.

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