On behalf of Warrington, our Mayor Cllr Maureen Creaghan, sends sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family, following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Read the Mayor's full statement.
Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews
The changes to Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards have also brought about changes to learning processes such as Serious Case Reviews.
Nationally there is a Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel. This panel will oversee each areas decision to initiate Local Reviews. This panel will also receive a Rapid Review report from the area that outlines the case and any lessons to be learnt. In certain circumstances the national panel may determine that a case has significant national learning and they will take responsibility for commissioning a national level review.
Locally we’ll receive notifications on serious child safeguarding cases, such as:
- Suspected/known abuse or neglect of a child
- Child death or serious injury
The local authority will identify such cases with the other core partners. WPS then holds a rapid review panel made from core partners and involved agencies, reviewing against the criteria set out in the Working Together 2018 document. From this a Local Safeguarding Practice Review could then be commissioned.
Once concluded reports of the reviews will be published here.