Birmingham City Council financial challenges - time to Reset

To find out more about the budget and section 114 notice visit our budget information page

Healthy child programme

The Healthy Child Programme is the evidenced based universal programme for children aged 0 to 19 years. It identifies the interventions and services that children and families need to receive to help achieve their best health and wellbeing outcomes including screening tests, immunisations, developmental reviews, and information and guidance to support parenting and healthy choices. The council is responsible for commissioning the appropriate services to deliver these interventions. Our aged 0 to 5 years services are delivered by Birmingham Forward Steps which is a partnership of organisations providing Health Visiting and Children Centre Services.

Our aged 5 to 19 years services are delivered by Birmingham School Health Support Service: Birmingham Community Healthcare. They can give confidential advice, care and support to schools, children, young people and their parents. They are there to protect and promote the physical and emotional health of children and young people, to ensure that they get the most from their education.

Find out more information about other aged 0 to 19 years services:

If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person, find out who to contact on the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership website.

Seldom Heard conversations about pregnancy

Seldom Heard Conversations about Pregnancy is a collaborative approach between Birmingham City Council, Local Maternity Neonatal System (LMNS) along with supporting NHS Trusts and voluntary organisations worked together to produce a report, which aims to highlight the national decline in infant mortality and the clinical care given to families and patients during the course of their pregnancy.

Read the Seldom Heard report

Page last updated: 1 December 2022

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