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The FAST (First-aid Advice & Safety Training) study aimed to develop and test the feasibility of delivering a children’s centre based parenting programme to prevent recurrent unintentional home injuries to children aged 0-4 years compared to normal care for such children.

A full description of the project can be found here.

Principal investigators and researchers

University of the West of England:  Julie Mytton (chief investigator) Toity Deave, Barbara Potter, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Towner
University of Bristol:  Peter Blair, Alan Emond, Jenny Ingram
University of Nottingham:  Denise Kendrick, Caroline Mulvaney
University of Warwick:  Sarah Stewart-Brown
Institute of Education, University of London:  James Thomas

Time frame

January 2011 - January 2013

Publication date

January 2014

Funding source

National Institute for Health Research

Papers and reports associated with this study

Mytton J, Towner E, Kendrick D, Stewart-Brown S, Emond A, Ingram J, Blair P, Powell J, Mulvaney C, Thomas J, Deave T, Potter B.  The First-aid Advice & Safety Training (FAST) Parents programme for the prevention of unintentional injuries in preschool children: a protocol.  Injury Prevention 2012;doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040689

Kendrick D, Mulvaney CA, Ye L, Stevens T, Mytton JA, Stewart-Brown S. Parenting interventions for the prevention of unintentional injuries in childhood.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Mar 28;3:CD006020. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006020.pub3.

Mytton J, Ingram J, Manns S, Thomas J. Facilitators and barriers to engagement in parenting programmes: a qualitative systematic review. Health Education and Behavior. Published online May 2013. DOI: 10.1177/1090198113485755