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HEALTH FOR ALL CHILDREN 4: GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION IN SCOTLAND 2005

DescriptionGuidance to support implementation in Scotland of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health recommendations on child health screening and surveillance activity.
ISBN0-7559-45530
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateApril 18, 2005

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GETTING IT RIGHT FOR SCOTLAND'S CHILDREN

Scottish Executive, Edinburgh 2005

ISBN 0 7559 4553 0

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Contents

Ministerial Foreword
Introduction
Aims of the guidance
Who is the guidance for?
What does Hall 4 say?
Key principles
Achieving change
Resources
Accountability and monitoring
Policy Context
Public health nursing
Integrated children's services planning
Integrated Assessment Framework
Improving support systems for children in need
Community Health Partnerships
Participation and involvement
Health Promotion
Early years
School years
Nutrition and physical activity
Oral health
Unintentional injury
Mental health and wellbeing
Sexual health
Smoking
Drugs and alcohol
Screening and Detecting Problems
Formal screening
Hearing screening
Vision screening
Screening for postnatal depression
Screening for obesity
Developmental disorders and disabilities
Surveillance - Early Years
The core universal programme of contacts
Surveillance contact at 7-9 months and 39-42 months
Contact at 24 months
Detecting developmental problems
Responding to concerns
Surveillance - School-Age Children & Young People
The core programme of contacts
Identifying problems and providing support
School nursing
Transition
Independent schools
Children outwith school
Identifying Need and Targeting Support
Assessing need for additional or intensive support
Protecting children and young people
Domestic abuse
Substance misuse
Support for children, young people and their families
Service design and planning
Information collection and sharing
Child health information systems
Information collection
Information sharing
Information for families
Annex 1: The Universal Core Programme for Child Health Screening and Surveillance
Annex 2: Health for All Children, Fourth Edition, Executive Summary
Annex 3: Child Health Support Group Hall 4 Reference Group
Annex 4: Hall 4 Action Template