1: Health for all children 2: Health promotion focus on parents 3: Promoting child development 4: Child health promotion - opportunities for primary prevention 5: Health promotion and health care for school aged children and young people 6: Secondary prevention: early detection and the role of screening 7: Physical examination 8: Growth monitoring and nutrition 9: Laboratory and radiological screening tests 10: Iron deficiency 11: Screening for hearing defects 12: Screening for vision defects 13: Identifying children with developmental and behavioural problems 14: Children with disabilities and special education needs 15: Child protection programme 16: Children in special circumstances 17: Personal child health records and minimum dataset 18: The universal programme 19: Implementing the programme
Professor David Hall is the former President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and was recently Chair of children sub-group of National Screening Committee. He is Chair of Working Parties on child health surveillance (preventative care for children), a Member of the National Taskforce for children, and has links with DFE (E) on code of practice, SureStart etc. He is interested in child disability (including the voluntary sector); child mental health; child protection; and early intervention. Dr David Elliman is NHS immunisation co-ordinator for South London, and a member of the Diagnostic Technologies & Screening Panel.
This is a must read for all those pediatricians involved in grass root efforts to help make children healthier and safer. * Doody's Notes *