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We provide information and intelligence to improve decision-making for high quality, cost effective services. Our work supports policy makers, commissioners, managers, regulators, and other health stakeholders working on children's, young people's and maternal health.

Easy access to a wide range of information and knowledge relating to the health of children, young people and maternal health.

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A suite of online tools for presenting key data and indicators, undertaking needs assessment, capacity planning and more.

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A dedicated team providing health intelligence, knowledge management and support to practitioners in the field.

Since 1 April 2013, the former Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) have been part of Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of the Department of Health. PHE has been established to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing and to reduce inequalities. This website continues to be updated.

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Read the Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2012 and view maps and data highlighting variation in healthcare and health outcomes for children and young people.

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