News and events
Here you can keep up to date with news and events from the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board and the Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board, as well as from local and national partner agencies.
Click on recently published news items below, or browse older news items by month on the right hand side of the page.
Please find attached a briefing paper from NHS England on the roll-out of a revised service model for the Children and Young Peoples Sexual Assault (PSAS) Service due in April 2018. Further updates are expected before the implementation date and the… read more on article: "Changes to the Children and Young Peoples Sexual Assault (PSAS) Service due in April 2018"
The theme of the next Practitioner Forum event on 15 February is: "Putting it into practice - Learning from national and local case reviews and audits" More details to follow These joint multi-agency practitioner forums provide front line practiti… read more on article: "Practitioner Forum - Hold the date - 15 February"
Silent Victim 2 – Slides Here are the links to access the PowerPoint presentation slides from the Silent Victim 2 Domestic Violence Conference held on Friday 24 November 2017 at Shire Hall, Hereford. Morning Presentation: Joanna Nicolas - Teenage D… read more on article: "Silent Victim Conference 2 - Domestic Violence"
The latest Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board annual report is now available online. Click the following link to read more about the work of the Children's Board during 2016-17. 2016-17 Annual Report.
Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is currently undertaking an audit to clarify the understanding of front line professionals of the Herefordshire Levels of Need Threshold Guidance. http://surveys.herefordshire.gov.uk/levels_of_needs_n… read more on article: "Levels of Need Threshold Guidance Audit 2017"
HOLD THE DATE Our Mental Capacity Act conference is to be held on 2nd February 2018 “The Voice of the adult” How the Mental Capacity Act can be used to empower people who may not be able to make their own decisions. Speakers Mark Neary: Mark Ne… read more on article: "MCA CONFERENCE - 2 FEBRUARY 2018 - THE VOICE OF THE ADULT"
On the 14th November 2017 YMCA WiSE Project will be launchinga campaign to raise awareness about the sexual exploitation of boysand young men, WiSE Up to Boys. The campaign aims to increaseawareness and understanding that child sexual exploitation (C… read more on article: "WiSE Up to Boys - CSE Campaign from the YMCA"
Hear about the impact of sexual exploitation and abuse on victims and families. at the next practitioner forum on 16 NovemberThis joint multi-agency practitioner forum provides all front line practitioners with regular updates from HSAB and HSCB, as … read more on article: "Free practitioner forum event on 16 November"
Referrals for Vulnerable People to Hereford Integrated Sexual Health Safe Team There is a Sexual Health Safeguarding Nurse within the iSH service who works with children, young people and adults who are deemed to be at significant risk of sexual exp… read more on article: "Referrals for Vulnerable People to Hereford Integrated Sexual Health Safe Team"