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.
Herefordshire Safeguarding Children and Adults Boards are committed to linking with front line practice to share learning and information about safeguarding. We are setting up a new Safeguarding mailing list, and we will be sending out a range of inf… read more on article: "Sign up for our Safeguarding mailing list"
West Mercia Police have produced See past the obvious - a video aimed at helping officers become better at spotting the signs of vulnerable and at-risk people. Whilst this was produced for the Police, this may be useful for other professionals as wel… read more on article: "See past the obvious - spotting the signs of vulnerable and at-risk people"
We are looking for some new images of Herefordshire for our website for 2018 so if you would like your pictures to be seen by thousands of people, please get in touch. We are particularly looking for shots that showcase our towns and villages, landsc… read more on article: "Wanted - images of Herefordshire for our website"
WMWA offer a ‘no names’ domestic abuse consultation function for all partner agencies who wish to seek advice around an individual for whom they cannot share personal data. This consultation can be undertaken by contacting our Access to Services he… read more on article: "West Mercia Women's Aid 'no names' domestic abuse consultation service for professionals"
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 thes… 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 practitione… 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 DV … 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_no… read more on article: "Levels of Need Threshold Guidance Audit 2017"