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Case reviews

Introduction

When a child dies from abuse or neglect, the local inter-agency group responsible for child protection conduct a review to identify how local professionals and organisations can improve the way they work together to safeguard children.

These pages highlight the learning from published case reviews.

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Research and statistics

Reports analysing the details and recommendations from case reviews provide a valuable overview of common themes that can make children vulnerable and highlight how professionals and organisations can improve the way they work together to safeguard children.

Find out about the key learning


Policy and guidance

Each UK nation has its own guidance on how case reviews should be conducted.

Read more about statutory guidance and reviews of policy


Practice

Resources to help local safeguarding boards carry out reviews and learn from reviews.

Find practice and guidance on conducting a case review following the death or serious injury of a child






Contact the NSPCC's information service for more information about case reviews or any child protection topic