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.
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 expl… read more on article: "Referrals for Vulnerable People to Hereford Integrated Sexual Health Safe Team"
Colleagues from West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police have created this poster to raise awareness of CSE, Modern slavery and Trafficking. The poster is being displayed in all 19 motorway service stations in the region. If you would like the full… read more on article: "CSE, Modern slavery and Trafficking poster"
16 DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE LAUNCH EVENT FLYER Centre for Violence Prevention Research Showcase 24 November 2017 13.00 – 16.00 University of Worcester Domestic violence across contexts The launch event will provide an opportunit… read more on article: "16 Days of Action 2017 Against Gender Based Violence"
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MCA! The 27th of September we are celebrating 10th Anniversary of the full implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Mental Capacity Act is a key piece of legislation that is relevant to all of us whether we are working with … read more on article: "MCA 10TH BIRTHDAY - 27 SEPTEMBER 2017"
Did you know that there are regular joint multi-agency practitioner forum events which provide practitioners with regular updates from Herefordshire’s Safeguarding Boards and provide the opportunity to share good practice and update knowledge on safe… read more on article: "FREE multi-agency practitioner forum events "
Spotlight on Child Neglect……. The Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) Business Plan 2017/19 states that work is required to identify and deal with childhood neglect. As a positive step forward the Board has purchased the NSPCC tool - Gra… read more on article: "Neglect and GCP2 Training"
HOLD THE DATE! The Silent Victim 2 Conference will be taking place on the 24 November 2017 The following topics will be covered: White Ribbon Day Herefordshire Domestic Homicide Reviews DVA with additional vulnerabilities Young Offenders and Domest… read more on article: "The Silent Victim 2 Conference"
An Abuse of Faith, the independent report by Dame Moira Gibb into the Church of England’s handling of the Bishop Peter Ball case, has been recently published. Ball was convicted in 2015 of misconduct in public office and indecent assaults against tee… read more on article: "Independent report into handling of Bishop Peter Ball case"
Issue 1 of the Herefordshire Safeguarding Training Newsletter - contains course information, forthcoming event dates and CDP Online Guidance.
Please be aware that the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) has agreed a new charging policy from the 8 May 2017 for all HSCB Training as follows: Contributing agencies* Staff will not be charged for a place on the course, but all organ… read more on article: "NEW CPD Charging Policy"