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Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel Newsletter

Date: Friday, 21st Oct 2022 | Category: General




Included in the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel Newsletter is new guidance for safeguarding partners which:
• sets out the Panel’s expectations of how the statutory guidance in chapter 4 of Working
Together 2018 should be interpreted and implemented by safeguarding partners;
• provides details on the processes of notification, rapid review and local child
safeguarding practice reviews, the principles underpinning decision making, and
what makes for good reviews;
• provides an overview of the Panel and their role in learning and improvement;
• outlines key points of how the Panel works, including our approach to national


The GSCP Learning, Training and Policy Work Group will be reviewing the sections in this guidance relating to notification of serious incidents, the rapid review process and local safeguarding practice reviews including the decision making process and providing a gap analysis and action plan for the Strategic Leadership Group.

The newsletter also includes two briefing papers: Domestic Abuse and Bruising in Non-Mobile Infants both of which will be reviewed by the GSCP Learning, Training and Policy Work Group. We will update you on any findings or actions that come out of reviewing these briefings in future newsletters.