Relevant policies and publications are listed below. Please use the categories to sort between themes. 

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NIHR Transition Research Programme

The transition of young people with long-term conditions through health services from childhood to adulthood
1 May 2019

BACD Newsletter (2018)

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15 Dec 2018
Members only

Ask Listen Do

Making conversations count in health, social care and education
8 Jun 2018

NCEPOD Chronic Neurodisability: Each and Every Need

This report focuses on the quality provided to children and young people with chronic disabling conditions, focusing on cerebral palsies.
8 Mar 2018

BACD Newsletter (2017)

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15 Dec 2017
Members only

Community Services Data Set

Data about children in contact with Community Services is mandated for central flow to NHS Digital in England
1 Jul 2017

Quality Principles for Paediatric Disability Services

A guide for those involved in delivering, commissioning or receiving services for disabled children and young people
1 Sep 2016

Impact of Austerity Measures on Disabled Children

​In November 2014 BACD and BACCH surveyed members on the impact of austerity measures on families with disabled children.
16 Jan 2015

Integrated Review at 2-2½ Years

Integrating the Early Years Foundation Stage Progress Check and the Healthy Child Programme health and development review
1 Nov 2014

SEND: guide for health professionals

Guidance for organisations which work with and support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities
9 Sep 2014

Children with special educational and complex needs

Guidance for Health and Wellbeing Boards
1 Sep 2014

Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school

Statutory guidance about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school
1 Sep 2014


1 Jul 2013

Child Development Team Database

Neurodisability leads for UK child development teams

NICE Guidelines (published)

Clinical guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Practical Symptom Management in Pandemic Flu

Capacity planning for the management of children with palliative care needs and those receiving end of life care in the event of an influenza pandemic

SEND Resources

Useful SEND resources for professionals working with children and young people with disabilities

Shape of Caring Review

Joint letter regarding child health nurses
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