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Policies and procedures

Herefordshire is part of the West Midlands Safeguarding Children Procedures of agreed multi-agency child protection policies and procedures for ten Local Safeguarding Children Boards and Partnerships throughout the West Midlands Region.

Professionals will find on the consortium web pages every policy and procedure that is required. Listed below are some frequently used Herefordshire Safeguarding policies and procedures:

Child Exploitation - Herefordshire local documents

Injuries in Babies and Children Under 2 Years of Age (Herefordshire Local Guidance)

Children Missing Education 


Early Help for Families

Professional Differences Policy v2

Professional Differences Policy Appendix 2 Blank Multi agency template

Domestic Abuse Pathway

Herefordshire Domestic Abuse Strategy 2018-22

LADO Information: Guidance, Leaflets, contact details etc.

Make a Safeguarding Referral (MARF)

Right Help Right Time Levels of Need Threshold

For guidance on Child Sexual Exploitation please visit  our Child Exploitation page.

Protecting children and young people: the responsibilities of all doctors; General Medical Council Guidance