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National Child Measurement Programme
NCMP

A programme established in 2005 in order to weigh and measure children in Reception year (aged 4-5 years) and Year 6 (aged 1011 years) to assess overweight and obese levels.

National Chlamydia Screening Programme
NCSP

The National Chlamydia Screening Programme is an NHS sexual health programme that was set up by the Department of Health in England in 2003. It aims to ensure that all sexually active young people under 25 are aware of Chlamydia, its effects, and have access to free and confidential testing services.

National Curriculum

The National Curriculum is a framework used by all maintained schools to ensure that teaching and learning is balanced and consistent.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NICE

Previously know as the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. They provide national guidance for the improvement of health and social care.

National Obesity Observatory
NOO

One of Public Health England's Knowledge and Information Teams providing a single point of access to authoritative data and information of obesity prevalence and intervention.

National Service Framework
NSF

NSFs are strategies for improving specific areas of care. They set National Standards, identify key interventions and put in place agreed time scales for implementation, to ensure equity and consistency of approach.

NHS England

NHS England has taken on many of the functions of the former primary care trusts (PCTs) with regard to the commissioning of primary care health services, as well as some nationally-based functions previously undertaken by the Department of Health.

Nicotine replacement therapy
NRT

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is the use of various forms of nicotine delivery methods intended to replace nicotine obtained from smoking or other tobacco usage.

Not in Employment, Education or Training
NEET

16 to 18 years olds who are known to not be in Employment, Education or Training.

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