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.
From 1 September 2019 the charge and cancellations fee for participants attending the Safeguarding Training are as follows: Partner agencies contributing to the Partnership budget Free All Other Organisations, including Schools and Charity emp… read more on article: "Safeguarding Training - new charges from 01/09/19"
On 10th July, all three statutory agencies of the newly formed Safeguarding Children and Young People in Herefordshire group (the Local Authority, Police and NHS Clinical Commissioning Group) agreed to establish a working group to combat harmful sexu… read more on article: "Presentations on harmful sexual behaviour / peer on peer abuse"
Under the Children Act 2004 there is a statutory requirement that all child deaths are independently reviewed. New requirements mean that there will be a change of responsibility for ensuring that these reviews are carried out, from the local Safegu… read more on article: "New Child Death Overview arrangements"
We have now published the new arrangements that will replace our Herefordshire Safeguarding Children’s Board from 29 September 2019. This is a national requirement in implementing Working Together 2018. Herefordshire Council, West Mercia Police a… read more on article: "New Children's Safeguarding Arrangements "
Click the link below to view Herefordshire Safeguarding Boards’ training courses taking place during the second half of 2019. Training Calendar June to December 2019 To find out more, and to book a place, visit our CPD Online website. Click appropr… read more on article: "Training Calendar June to December 2019"
Herefordshire Council run a range of parenting courses for parents, guardians and carers who'd like a little extra support, information or advice, when it comes to bringing up children and young people. They cover all age ranges from birth to 18 yea… read more on article: "Free parenting courses in Herefordshire"
Sexual Health Services 4 Herefordshire There is a dedicated young person’s Sexual Health clinic (a non-prejudiced service) which takes place every Wednesday afternoon 1-4pm at 15 St Owens Street (opposite the Town Hall). Or young people can drop in … read more on article: "Sexual Health Services 4 Herefordshire"
New - Jessie & Friends: online safety education for 4-7 year olds https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/resources/jessie-and-friends/
Child Protection Evidence from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Evidence-based resource for clinicians in the UK and internationally which helps inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and… read more on article: "RCPCH Child Protection Evidence Reviews for Practitioners"