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 Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Outcomes Framework _Sept 2023

 CYP District Profile Report 2019

Family Hubs data pack

Data pack to understand the needs of local families to help inform the development of the Family Hubs Model in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

Family Hubs Data Pack December 2023

Best Start in Life Strategy and data pack

Best Start in Life strategy, 2019 – Best Start in Life Strategy 2019-2024

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

2023 Mental Health Needs Assessment including a chapter on children: 2023 Mental Health NA

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:

NCMP Cambridgeshire and Peterborough analysis 2022/23

Children and Young People Strategies

Best Start in Life Strategy, 2019-2024

Making SEND everybody’s business: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough SEND Strategy, 2019-2024

Additional detail on our commitment to special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) can be found on the Cambridgeshire County Council website SEND Strategies and policies.

Autism Needs Assessment 2020

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough All Age Autism Strategy, 2021-2026

Additional detail on the All Age Autism Strategy can be found on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG website.

Strong Families, Strong Communities; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Early help strategy, 2021

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Infant feeding Strategy 2022-27

Additional resources can be found on the Cambridgeshire County Council website Strategies for children, young people and families page.

Covid-19 Impacts on CYP

The Intelligence teams from Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council, Public Health and the Clinical Commissioning Group are working together to produce an overview of the emerging evidence of the impact COVID-19 & associated measures have had on Cambridgeshire and Peterborough residents. Evidence Pack 2 reviews the evidence of needs and impacts on Children and Young People in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough​.

Children and Maternity Team/Collaborative

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS) Children and Maternity Team is made up of partners across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The aim of the Children and Maternity Team is to develop a collective system-wide vision for children, young people and maternity services. With an overarching priority to tackle health inequalities, promote choice and personalisation and to keep children safe. Find further details here.