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.
News in November 2016
What is the ‘duty to notify’? From 1 November 2015, specified public authorities have a duty to notify the Home Office of any individual encountered in England and Wales who they believe is a suspected victim of slavery or human trafficking. It is … read more on article: "Duty to notify the home office of potential victims of modern slavery"
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has developed resources to help nurses and midwives identify and care for people who have experienced domestic abuse. Information includes: definition of domestic abuse; differences between domestic abuse and other … read more on article: "Helping nurses and midwives support people experiencing domestic abuse"
Dealing with a disclosure from a victim of domestic violence Do you know how to make a referral to West Mercia Women’s Aid? What would you do if someone disclosed that they are a victim of domestic abuse? If a perpetrator disclosed they abuse the… read more on article: "Dealing with a disclosure of domestic violence and abuse"