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.
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"
Please print and display the posters below within your organisations - these posters are part of the West Mercia Police Campaign regarding the increase in Domestic Violence during the World Cup. Police are issuing personal warnings to men and … read more on article: "Domestic Violence - 2018 World Cup Campaign"
SELFIE is an educational programme run by West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (WMRSASC) designed to increase young people’s (11 to 25-year olds) awareness of sexual violence, harassment and abuse. It aims to equip them with the skills,… read more on article: "SELFIE Programme for young people"
Herefordshire Safeguarding Boards have produced a new guidance document to help organisations in Herefordshire produce a safeguarding policy. The document can be found on the following link: Guidance for agencies developing a safeguarding policy
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), focusing on stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. By tackling stress, we can go a long way to … read more on article: "Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May)"
NEW Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse (DA) Risk & Referral Pathway A new Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse (DA) Risk & Referral Pathway is available on the West Midlands Procedures website. This includes forced marriage, honour based violence, coercive … read more on article: "Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse (DA) Risk & Referral Pathway"
There is a new Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for Herefordshire. Terry Pilliner is based at the Shire Hall in Hereford and can be contacted on (01432) 261739 For more information on the LADO role, click to visit the HSCB Policies and Pro… read more on article: "New LADO contact details"
NICE and SCIE have published a new quick guide – Getting help to overcome abuse: a quick guide for young people receiving support. The guide helps young people to understand what is meant by abuse and neglect and describes how they might feel bec… read more on article: "Getting help to overcome abuse - a new quick guide from SCIE and NICE"
National Autism Week 26 Mar – 2 Apr Mental Health Awareness week 14 – 18 May International Museums day 18-May Dementia Awareness week 21 – 25 May Volunteers week 1-7 June … read more on article: "Dates for your diary"