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.
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"
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)"