Introduction

This section brings together a range of publicly available data, information, reports, tools and resources on child and maternal health into one easily accessible hub. It helps you find and use the information and evidence you need to improve decision making as part of your planning or commissioning process. The data is regularly updated as new releases become available. 

Available reports:

Improving health outcomes for vulnerable children and young people

Mental health in pregnancy and infants

Teenage pregnancy and young parents

Speech, language and communication

Unintentional injuries in and around the home

Unintentional injuries on the roads

You can choose to view by life-course stage or view by theme using the sections below. Indicators appear in more than one of the profiles. 

You can compare areas to a range of comparators within the profiles. For each local authority this includes the 'closest 4' children's services statistical neighbours. More information on these is available here

A range of resources are available on the impacts of COVID-19 on health are available, including the Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Health (WICH) monitoring tool providing a wide range of national indicators by age group.

If you have a query about any of the content of this tool, or would like to contact the team please contact us.

 

View by life course stage

Child health profiles

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, children and young people. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Pregnancy and birth

Presents data on a range of factors related to conception, pregnancy and delivery. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Early years

Presents information on the health of children aged 0 to 5 years, and includes Early Years Profiles. Supporting information on this topic is available. Supplementary indicators for this topic are also available.

School-age children

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of school-age children, and includes School-Age Children Profiles. Supporting information on this topic is available. Data relating to Primary school children, Secondary school children and supplementary indicators for this topic are also available
 

Young people

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of young people and includes Young People's Profiles. Supporting information on this topic is available. Supplementary indicators for this topic are also available.

View by theme

Breastfeeding

Presents public health indicators related to breastfeeding, categorised by demographics, risk factors, and outcomes. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Children and young people's mental health and wellbeing

Presents data on need, protective factors for positive mental health and wellbeing, describing the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.
 

Health behaviours in young people

Presents data on a range of factors around health behaviours and risky behaviour in young people. It includes What About YOUth? survey data. Supporting information on this topic is available.

Healthcare use

Presents information on the use of NHS services including data from the Atlas of Variation in Healthcare for Children and Young People. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Long term conditions and complex health needs

Presents data on a range of factors for children and young people with long term conditions such as asthma and diabetes or complex health needs. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Mortality

Presents data on deaths during pregnancy and childhood and includes Infant Mortality and Stillbirths Profiles. Supporting information on this topic is available.

NCMP and child obesity profile

This suite of indicators highlight child weight status prevalence data from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), as well as contextual indicators relating to child obesity where these are available at local authority level. NCMP data quality indicators are also included.
 

Oral health

Presents data on a range of indicators drawn from survey data and factors impacting on oral health. This will allow local commissioners access to high quality information to support benchmarking, commissioning and service improvement. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Perinatal mental health

Presents nationally available data on perinatal mental health, grouped under: demographics, risk & related factors, prevalence, and identification & access.

Unintentional injuries

Presents data on injuries suffered by children and young people in the home and on the roads. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Vaccinations and immunisations

Presents data on vaccinations and immunisations among pregnant women, pre-school and school-aged children. Supporting information on this topic is available.
 

Vulnerable children and young people

Presents data on vulnerable children and young people. Supporting information on this topic is available.

 

 

Early years high impact areas

Presents data on indicators relating to the high impact areas for the early years. Supporting information on this topic is available.

 

 

Maternity high impact areas

Presents data on indicators relating to the high impact areas for maternity. Supporting information on this topic is available.

 

 

Young people high impact areas

Presents data on indicators relating to the high impact areas for young people. Supporting information on this topic is available.