Serious case reviews (SCRs) are undertaken by local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) for every case where abuse or neglect is known or suspected and either a child dies, or a child has been seriously harmed and the case gives rise to concerns about the way in which local professionals and services worked together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
An outline of the purpose and aims of serious case reviews (SCRs), with access to relevant resources and publications.
General article 27 September 2013
Information relating to the serious case review report about Daniel Pelka published by Coventry Safeguarding Children Board.
General article 17 September 2013
Information relating to the national panel of independent experts on serious case reviews, including instructions on how to contact the panel.
General article 26 June 2013
Information and documents relating to the Serious Case Review report relating to 'J' children in Edlington, dated November 2009 and published on 29 March 2012. Also, the report by Lord Carlile and Government response.
General article 26 March 2013
Information relating to the publication of two Serious Case Review overview reports about Peter Connelly, including links to the downloadable reports.
General article 12 June 2012