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.
The theme of the 28 November Practitioner Forum was Sexual Exploitation. Thirty six professionals attended from 10 different organisations/departments across the public, private and third sector, and enjoyed a range of informative presentations, whi… read more on article: "November Practitioner Forum update"
This is a reminder of who to contact if you have a safeguarding concern. If it's regarding an adult, it's Herefordshire Council's Adult Referral Team (ART). Their telephone number is 01432 260715, or 0330 123 9309 out of hours and weekends. If it's… read more on article: "Who to contact if you have a safeguarding concern about an individual."
The latest annual report has now been published by the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board covering the year 2017-18. This is a public report which sets out the work of the Board and its view of the effectiveness of safeguarding arrangements ac… read more on article: "2017-18 Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report"
West Mercia Women’s Aid (WMWA) have received funding from the West Mercia PCC to launch a new initiative to tackle domestic violence and abuse. The Inspiring Families initiative is a 10 week programme working with couples that are in an abusive relat… read more on article: "West Mercia Women’s Aid Launch new Initiative to help Couples and Families "
Briefing for professionals on Fractures in Infants under 18 months.
We have updated our information sharing section, which can be found in the footer on every page of this website, as well as by clicking the link: https://herefordshiresafeguardingboards.org.uk/information-sharing/ Guidance for information sharing i… read more on article: "Information sharing page updated with new protocols"
The themes of the September Practitioner Forum were Parental mental health and Fabricated or Induced Illness. On the day, a record thirty six professionals from 13 different organisations and departments across the public, private and third sector a… read more on article: "September Practitioner Forum "
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has published updated standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport. The standards provide a framework for those involved in sport to help them create a safe sporting environment for child… read more on article: "Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport"
Did you know that there are regular joint multi-agency practitioner forum events which provide practitioners with regular updates from Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board and Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board and provide the opportunity t… read more on article: "Hold the dates - multi-agency practitioner forum events 20/09/18 and 28/11/18"
WISH is Herefordshire’s online service for wellbeing information and signposting to local services, groups, events and activities across the county to help residents stay independent, happy and healthy. The service is run by Herefordshire Council an… read more on article: "WISH Herefordshire"