What's New in Tools

How healthy are children and young people in your area?

Use the new Local Authority Child Health Profiles 2012 to find out.

Self Assessment Tool- Acute Paediatric Services

Use the latest self assessment tool to assess progress against national standards for acute children's services. Covers Paediatric Surgery and Anaesthesia and Care of the Acutely Unwell Child.

Self Assessment Tool- Disability

Use the latest self assessment tool to assess progress against national standards for services supporting disabled children.

Outcomes versus Expenditure Tool - Child Health

The new Outcomes versus Expenditure Tool for child health allows you to pinpoint opportunities to improve the quality of outcomes and productivity for local services.

Service Snapshot - Infant Mortality

Use the Service Snapshot for infant mortality to look at rates, trends and risk factors in a PCT area.

Self Assessment Tool - Maternity

The Self Assessment Tool for maternity is now available - use it to assess progress against related standards.

Needs Assessment Reports

Needs Assessment Reports provide appropriate evidence-based information on prevalence, incidence and risk factors affecting children’s health and the provision of healthcare services.

These reports support you in undertaking needs assessments as part of children’s and young people’s planning and joint strategic needs assessments. They also help you to develop a business case, justify investment, initiate conversations around service improvements and carry out a service review or local audit.

You can generate Needs Assessment Reports for the following themes:

  • Demographic profile
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Children and young people with disabilities
  • Continence in children
  • Speech and language impairment
  • Maternity new

View Needs Assessment Reports

The following short guide provides more information about using the Needs Assessment Reports and interpreting the information they include.


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