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Here you can keep up to date with news and events from Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board and 'Safeguarding Children & Young People in Herefordshire' 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 Professionals

Professional development session on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Trauma Informed Practice (TIP)

Monday 11 March 2019 11.38am

The Safeguarding Boards Practitioner Forum in June 2019 will take the form of a professional development session on the subject of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) presented by Dr Carlie Goldsmith, of St Mary’s U… read more on article: "Professional development session on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Trauma Informed Practice (TIP)"


WISH Herefordshire

Monday 6 August 2018 11.57am

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"


Guidance for developing a safeguarding policy

Wednesday 16 May 2018 3.17pm

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


Latest 2016-17 HSCB annual report is now available

Wednesday 22 November 2017 4.25pm

The latest Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board annual report is now available online. Click the following link to read more about the work of the Children's Board during 2016-17. 2016-17 Annual Report.


FGM update

Friday 1 July 2016 3.19pm

Female Genital Mutilation advice Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a form of child abuse and violence against women and is illegal in England and Wales under the FGM Act 2003. The act covers all procedures involving partial or total removal of the … read more on article: "FGM update"


How safe are our children?

Tuesday 21 June 2016 10.29am

On 21st June 2016 the NSPCC published a report called How safe are our children?.  This report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the UK for 2016.


Educate against hate

Thursday 2 June 2016 11.02am

The educate against hate website gives parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.