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Healthy Child Wales Programme

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  • Release date: 14 November 2018
  • Period covered: October 2016 to June 2018
Healthy Child Wales Programme (HCWP) is a universal health programme for all families with children aged 0 – 7; introduced on 1 October 2016.

The data source is in its infancy and as a result these statistics are marked as ‘Experimental’.

Key points

Latest quarter (April to June 2018)

  • 91% of eligible children received their contact at 10-14 days (the highest rate of all contacts).
  • 52% of eligible children received their contact at 3.5 years (the lowest rate of all contacts).
  • 72% of contacts were received by eligible children in Flying Start areas, compared to 73% in non-Flying start areas.

First 6 months of 2018 (1 January to 30 June 2018)

  • 73% of HCWP contacts which should have been offered to eligible children, were received.
  • The percentage of eligible children receiving contacts is greater in this period than any preceding period for all contact points.
  • 78% of contacts are made within the specified age ranges.


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Tel: 0300 025 8099

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