Children and Young People

Children and Young People – outcomes

Outcomes data are presented at district level across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help local authorities and health services to improve the health and well-being of children and young people and to tackle health inequalities.   Indicators are drawn from the nationally produced Child Health Profiles and the locally developed Children and Young People’s Outcome Framework.

 CYP District Profile Report 2019

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CYP outcomes framework MONITORING

Best Start in Life Strategy and data pack

Best Start in Life strategy, 2019 – Best Start in Life Strategy 2019

Best Start in Life data pack, 2019 – Best Start in Life data pack February 2019

Children and young people (0-25 years) – Mental Health Needs Assessment and data pack

Children and young people Mental Health Needs Assessment, 2019 – CYP MH needs assessment final

Children and  young people Mental Health data pack, 2019 – Children and Young people (0-25 years) Mental Health – data pack 2019

PHE Child Health Profiles 2019

The annual update of data in the child health profiles interactive tool was published on 5 March 2019 at

The following indicators have been updated with more recent data in the March 2019 update:

  • Infant mortality (CCG)
  • Child mortality rate (1-17 years) (LA & CCG)
  • MMR vaccination for one dose (2 years) (CCG)
  • Dtap/IPV/Hib vaccination (2 years) (CCG)
  • Children in care immunisations (LA)
  • Average Attainment 8 score  (LA)
  • Average Attainment 8 score of children in care (LA)
  • Children in low income families (under 16s) (LA)
  • Family homelessness (LA)
  • Children in care (LA)
  • Children killed and seriously injured (KSI) on England’s roads (LA & CCG)
  • Low birth weight of term babies (LA)
  • Hospital admissions for dental caries (0-5 years) (LA & CCG)
  • Teenage mothers (LA & CCG)
  • Admission episodes for alcohol-specific conditions – Under 18s (CCG)
  • Hospital admissions due to substance misuse (15-24 years) (LA & CCG)
  • A&E attendances (0-4 years) (LA & CCG)
  • Hospital admissions caused by injuries in children and young people (0-14 years, 15-24 years) (CCG)
  • Hospital admissions for asthma (under 19 years) (CCG)
  • Hospital admissions for mental health conditions (LA & CCG)
  • Hospital admissions as a result of self-harm (10-24 years) (LA & CCG)

Our local report summarises the key points for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough:

Child Health Profile Update Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 2019

Cambridgeshire child health profile 2019

Peterborough child health profile 2019

Health and Wellbeing Report

Routinely available data on the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are presented in this briefing, with the aim of informing children’s commissioning and service specifications.  Where possible data are presented at district level and trends shown to indicate patterns of change, which could help with future planning.  Data are presented on demographics, wider determinants of health, mental health, health improvement, health protection, social care, health service usage and mortality.

The health and wellbeing of children and young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – May 2016

National Child Measurement Programme

The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) measures the height and weight of children to assess overweight and obesity levels in children within primary schools to support local public health initiatives and inform the local planning and delivery of services for children.

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Council Public Health Intelligence team produce an annual report to assess recent NCMP data for the local population:

National Child Measurement Programme Analysis 2018/19 – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (pdf)