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Safety checks for swimming pools help prevent drowning

MEDIA RELEASE: 10 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Is the latch on the gate to your swimming pool working properly? Are there any parts of the fence small children might crawl under? Checking these and other aspects of a pool is one of the things New Zealanders can do to help children stay safe...

Safe sleep videos from Northland DHB

PUBLICATION: 5 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Northland District Health Board (DHB), in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu, has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention with the acronym PEPE - Place, Eliminate, Position and Encourage.

Committee calls for radical change towards family violence

MEDIA RELEASE: 26 Jun 2014, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The fourth report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) calls for a radical change in the way New Zealand responds to its most dangerous and chronic cases of family violence.

Fatigue and familiarity push up rural crash risks

NEWS: 27 Mar 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Fatigue is one of the most significant risk factors in rural road deaths according to a recent analysis of crashes involving dairy farmers and their employees.

Safekids Workshops 2014

EVENT: 8 Apr 2014

Safekids Aotearoa has confirmed venues for the annual Information and Planning Workshop roadshow and is inviting everyone who has an interest in child safety to attend.

New Atlas promotes improvements in child health

NEWS: 26 Feb 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

A new online tool produced by the Health Quality & Safety Commission gives New Zealanders a clearer overview of how early childhood health services work for children and their families.

Consider the safety of children this Children’s Day

NEWS: 26 Feb 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Safekids Aotearoa and the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) are encouraging families to celebrate Children's Day by assessing how safe their children are at home, on the road, around moving vehicles, and in the presence of alcohol.

Keeping babies and children safe over summer

NEWS: 20 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

As people gather with families and friends or head off to the beach this summer, there’s a reminder to take extra care with the safety of babies and young children.

Sudden infant death rates on the decline

NEWS: 6 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today, on Safe Sleep Day, welcomed a decline in sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).