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News for professionals – safeguarding children

Working Together 2018

You may access the London Procedures here: London Child Protection Procedures

The London Child Protection Procedures derive from the current legislation and the latest edition of national statutory guidance: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 (PDF)

How safe are our children? 2018

The fourth annual state of the nation report How Safe are our Children? takes an overview of the child protection landscape and compiles the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across each of the four nations in the UK.

Safeguarding Disabled children in England July 2016

This report describes the result of a survey of LSCB’s under taken in 2015, which aimed to consider the effectiveness of local arrangements to protect disabled children and, in particular, progress in light of the Ofsted recommendations

Safeguarding Disabled children in England July 2016 (PDF)


New research on neglect

Serious Case Reviews