What's New in Tools

Looking for data and statistics?

9 October 2014
Use our updated Data Directory to find out where to go for the latest available data and statistics about all kinds of issues around children, young people and maternity.

Reducing unintentional injuries

23 June 2014
New reports to help local authorities and partners reduce unintentional injuries in children and young people.

Child Health Profiles 2014 - PDF reports

19 March 2014
These popular profiles provide a snapshot of child health and wellbeing for each local authority in England using key health indicators.

Early Years Profiles

10 March 2014
New Early Years Profiles enable you to make local and national comparisons with key indicators about children aged 0-5 years. Trend information also available.

Disease Management Information Toolkit (DMIT)

27 February 2014
This tool has been updated with data at clinical commissioning group (CCG) level for 2012/13.

Children and Young People’s Health Benchmarking Tool

7 January 2014
This new tool brings together and builds upon health outcome data from the Public Health Outcomes Framework and the NHS Outcomes Framework.

Annual report of the Chief Medical Officer 2012. Our children deserve better: prevention pays

24 October 2013
As part of the report (annex 9) we have produced an updated Atlas of Variation in the Health of Children and Young People 2013.

Service Planning and Performance Reports

You can generate a range of reports to support service planning and performance on different themes at various geographic levels, such as primary care trust (PCT), local authority, and child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) partnership level.

Save time by using these ready-made reports presenting the available data and evidence which you can copy and paste into your own presentations and reports and enhance with local data and interpretation.

You can generate the following reports:

Topical Reports

The following reports are available:

  • Early Years new
  • Key risk factors indicating harm or poorer developmental outcomes in children
  • Reducing unintentional injuries in and around the home among children under five years
  • Reducing unintentional injuries on the roads among children and young people under 25 years
  • Reducing unintentional injuries – an overview
  • School-Age Children
  • Youth Justice


QIPP Resource Packs

Looking at a range of indicators and evidence, these reports will help you identify opportunities to improve the quality and value of local services for mothers, children and their families in your area. The reports for your area focus on opportunities to improve secondary care while placing this in the wider context of issues such as child poverty and health behaviours.

QIPP Resource Packs are available for the following themes:

  • Child Health for primary care trusts
  • Maternity for primary care trusts


Service Snapshots

Service Snapshots provide a summary of demand, risk factors, provision and outcomes for services in a particular area. Some of these reports combine data from ChiMat and the Children’s Services Mapping programme.

Service Snapshot reports are available for the following themes:

  • CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health services) for local authorities
  • Disability for local authorities
  • Infant mortality for primary care trusts
  • Maternity for primary care trusts
  • Obesity for local authorities
  • Obesity for primary care trusts
  • Teenage pregnancy for local authorities
  • Vaccination and Immunisation for local authorities and primary care trusts


Needs Assessment Reports

The Needs Assessment Reports provide appropriate evidence-based information on prevalence, incidence and risk factors affecting children’s health and the provision of healthcare services.

These reports support you in undertaking needs assessments as part of children’s and young people’s planning and joint strategic needs assessments. They also help you to develop a business case, justify investment, initiate conversations around service improvements and carry out a service review or local audit.

Needs Assessment Reports are available for the following themes:

  • Child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS)
  • Children and young people with disabilities
  • Continence in children
  • Demographic profile
  • Maternity
  • Speech and language

The following short guide provides more information about using the Needs Assessment Reports and interpreting the information they include.

We also provide guidance and links to relevant data sources, tools and documents to help health visiting students when undertaking a local needs assessment as part of their university course.


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