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Child Death Review Programme

Any death of a child is a tragedy. The loss often has devastating and life-changing effects on the parents, siblings, grandparents and the wider family and community.

Identifying factors contributing to death may help prevent future child deaths.

The Child Death Review Programme (CDRP) collects information about all deaths of children in Wales or Welsh children who die elsewhere.

The Child Death Review Programme looks at national and regional patterns and trends to identify factors contributing to deaths that may help prevent future child deaths.  Although we receive information and review every child death in Wales, we do not have the remit to investigate individual cases as our function is population based to identify issues which can reduce childhood mortality through national interventions.


To notify us of a child death please use the notification of child death form below:


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