Healthy child programme

Resources to help keep children healthy and well from preconception to adulthood.

Commissioning and service delivery guidance

Current guidance for local government, the NHS, integrated care boards and other partners to inform local implementation of the healthy child programme framework. These include evidence-led approaches to:

  • preconception care
  • promoting child development
  • improving child health outcomes
  • ensuring that families at risk are identified at the earliest opportunity

Supporting resources

The following give further evidence and guidance to inform implementation of the healthy child programme:

Evidence and other reviews

Research and analysis which review and update guidance for the healthy child programme.

Updates to this page

Published 27 June 2023