The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) aims to reduce deaths of children and young people aged 28 days to 24 years, and improve the quality of health, disability and other social services delivered to them. 

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Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

15 Nov 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018.

12th Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee report released

13 Apr 2017, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This report, covering 2011-15, shows that in 2015, 536 children and young people died which is more than in the previous two years (486 in 2014, and 516 in 2013), but fewer than in the years prior.