NSW Child Death Review Team Report 2015

ISBN 978-1-925569-03-2
Category Child Death Review Team / Reviewable Deaths
Publication Date 1 November 2016


This report concerns 504 children whose deaths were registered in NSW in 2015. The rate of child deaths in 2015 – 29.61 deaths per 100,000 children. This is the lowest annual rate recorded by the Child Death Review Team since the team was established in 1996.

The Pēpi-Pod® sleep device mentioned on page 58 of this report is a key component of the Pepi-Pod® program which has been trademarked to protect its integrity. The program incorporates safe sleep education, a family undertaking to use and spread safe infant sleeping messages amongst their social network and follow-up with a health professional.

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