To build up an accurate picture of the most pressing health issues facing children in Bath and North East Somerset, you need to consider the local health information, both for early years and school aged children to get a picture of what faces children now and in the future.
You will also need to think about your setting’s children and families and consider any areas of particular needs. Think about the children and families that you work with and what support they could benefit from within the context of the health profiles.
The Bath and North East Somerset Early Years Health Profile will give you the latest local information on weight, breastfeeding (available soon) and dental health (available soon).
The information on weight is gathered by the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) for Reception age children. There is one map with early years providers plotted on to show the data in their area and another map with schools plotted on to show the data in their area.
The Bath and North East Somerset Health Profile gives you an overall picture of the local health priorities of school aged children in one easy-to-read document.
The SHEU Health Related Behaviour Survey also gives an overview of the health issues in our schools: SHEU B&NES Headline Report (Primary)