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Hello and welcome to BACAPH’s June 2016 Newsletter!
Today's decisions for Tomorrow's children

Never have we needed to work together as much as in this moment. Following last week's referendum result, we face our biggest challenge as a sovereign nation. We call on our politicians and decision makers to provide strong, stable leadership and political unity in order to forge forward so that the UK can emerge stronger and truly united. This is an opportunity for us to create a national vision that considers the voice of all - the vulnerable, the disenfranchised, the previously unheard, our children and their families - as well as those who are loudest, most engaged or most visible. 

We invite you to read the heartfelt blog written by BACAPH co-chair Dr. Simon Lenton:
 A call for a change in political thinking and decision making "Today's decisions for Tomorrow's children"

BACAPH is you, me, and all of us
working together for child health!

We also need you to help us find the right people in BACAPH with particular interest, expertise, and passion to help develop BACAPH. 
Tell us about your expertise, what you can contribute, how you can help our child health community to grow and be better equipped to improve child health in the UK.
Want to get involved? – contact us

 BACAPH  is invited to respond to many upcoming consultations. Contact us at if you would like to work with us on any of these. Forthcoming consultations include those listed below -:

July 2016
End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People – Draft guideline
Tuberculosis – Draft standard
Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing – Draft standard
NICE transition from children's to adults' services – Draft standard- open for response from 25/07/16 to 22/08/16 
September 2016
Maternal health: promoting maternal health through community based strategies - Draft standard
Vaccine uptake in under 19's - Draft standard


BACAPH at the BACCH conference – ASM to be held on 15-16 September 2016 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle. BACAPH will be hosting one of the workshops. Join us as we look at the application of life course frameworks to service design.

We are actively looking for new members to contribute to the agenda of promoting child and adolescent public health. Membership is open to all professionals who work with children and young people. We actively seek members from all 4 nations of the UK.
Join us: £25.00 per year.
We want to hear from you: contact us at or follow us on twitter@bacaph 


We are updating our website and mobile platform. Help us develop our training pages and resources . Let us know of any interesting links to e-learning or training resources that we will share with the membership. Tell us which resources will be most useful. Let's work together to shape BACAPH.


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