1. Section 11 Self Evaluation 2018

    29 March, 2018

    Improving the way key people and bodies safeguard and promote the welfare of children is crucial to improving outcomes for children and young people. Section 11 (s11) of the Children Act 2004 places a statutory duty on key organisations to make arrangements to ensure that in discharging their functions they have regard to the need […]

  2. Briefing on National Serious Case Review: March 2018

    19 March, 2018

      Joint Serious Case Review Concerning Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adults with Needs for Care and Support in Newcastle-upon-Tyne   In February 2018 Newcastle Safeguarding Children Board and Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board published a joint thematic Serious Case Review to consider and learn from sexual exploitation in Newcastle  of girls and young women from 2007-2015. The report […]

  3. CSE Awareness Day 2018

    27 February, 2018

    Sunday 18 March 2018 will be the fifth National CSE Awareness Day, organised annually by the National Working Group to highlight the issues surrounding Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE); encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse, and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children, or children developing inappropriate sexual relationships with their peers. Help […]

  4. Safer Sleep Week

    26 February, 2018

    Monday 12 March until  Sunday 18 March 2018  is Safer Sleep Week, co-ordinated each year by The Lullaby Trust to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Safer Sleep Week aims to reach as many families as possible with life-saving safer sleep advice. 191 unexplained infant deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2015, a rate […]

  5. Whole Family Working Strategy & Thresholds Consultation

    6 February, 2018

    Our Consultation on the draft Whole Family Working and Threshold Strategy will be open from Tuesday 6 February to Friday 2 March 2018.  We very much look forward to hearing from you and receiving your feedback to help in taking this work forward. Working Together 2017 makes clear the responsibility of all agencies to work together to […]

  6. Learning from Domestic Homicide Reviews: Implications for Practice

    29 January, 2018

    The Safe in the City partnership are holding some FREE briefing sessions to focus on the lessons learnt from a Domestic Homicide Review which was conducted on a murder in Brighton & Hove in 2016. The learning has particular relevance to professionals with an interest in work with younger victims, as well as the identification and response to stalking […]

  7. Board Briefing: Winter 17-18

    26 January, 2018

    The last Local Children Safeguarding Board meeting for 2017 took place on Thursday 7 December 2017, and was the first official meeting for our new Independent Chair, Chris Robson. The Board were pleased to welcome the Education Safeguarding Officer to present the report from the annual Safeguarding in Schools audits, and we heard about how […]

  8. Safer Internet Day 2017

    22 January, 2018

    Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6 February 2018. The theme for this year is ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you’ which will bring people together across the world to celebrate the positive power of the internet. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and […]

  9. International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

    The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation takes place on  6 February 2017. Female Genital Mutilation – FGM, is sometimes referred to as Female Circumcision or Cutting, and is defined by the World Health Organisation as the range of procedures which involve ‘the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female […]

  10. Regency Road Open Events

    21 January, 2018

    The Adolescent Services based in Regency Road are holding the following open days for professionals to come and find out more about the support they offer on: Tuesday 6 March, 2pm-4pm Tuesday 8 May, 9.30am-11.30am Wednesday 4 July, 10am 12noon Monday 10 September, 2pm-4pm Wednesday 7 November, 10am-12noon If you would like to attend one […]