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Child Safeguarding Practice Review Procedure and Practice Guidance

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The London Safeguarding Children Procedures and Practice Guidance Manual (updated 3rd October 2022)

(National and Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews)

April 2022 (Reviewed)

Date of next review: April 2023


  1. Introduction. 3
  2. Definition of a Serious Child Safeguarding Case. 3
  3. How to refer a case for consideration. 3
  4. Duty on Haringey Local Authority to notify incidents to the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel. 4
  5. The Virtual Panel. 5
  6. Criteria for a Local Safeguarding Practice Review. 5
  7. Strategic Leadership and Governance. 6
  8. Undertaking a Rapid Review of Serious Child Safeguarding Cases. 7
  9. Safeguarding siblings or other children. 7
  10. Engagement with Families. 8
  11. Commissioning a reviewer or reviewers for a local Child Safeguarding Practice Review. 8
  12. Learning Review/Rapid Review task and Finish Group. 8
  13. Methodology of the Local Child Safeguarding Practice Review. 8
  14. Parallel Processes. 9
  15. The Final Report. 10
  16. Timescales for review. 11
  17. Learning and Improvement. 11
  18. Media Strategy. 11
  19. National Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews. 11
  20. Criteria for Undertaking a National Child Safeguarding Practice Review. 11
  21. Role of the Local Safeguarding Partners in a National Child Safeguarding Review. 12

Appendix 1: Rapid Review Flowchart. 13

Appendix 2: Haringey Safeguarding Children’s Practice Review Procedures Notification/Referral Template. 14

Appendix 3: Rapid Review Agency Information template. 16

Appendix 4: Virtual Panel Guidance. 21

Appendix 5: Single Agency Chronology of Significant Events. 23

Appendix 6: Rapid Review Panel Agenda. 26

Appendix 7: RRP Chair Agenda Notes. 28

Appendix 8: Confidentiality Statement. 31

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