Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership is independently chaired and consists of three key partners. In Birmingham the Local Authority, Birmingham & Solihull CCG and West Midlands Police share equal responsibility for developing and leading the partnership arrangements. For more information on our local arrangements and to download a copy of the Business Improvement Plan 2019/21 click here.
“Birmingham is a family friendly city where children will flourish, feel safe, listened to, learn and grow up, able to actively contribute to society.”
Worried about a child?
Outside of normal office hours please call 0121 675 4806 for the Emergency Duty Team
For more information about making a referral and to access the Request for Support form - click here.
|Publication of a Serious Case Review
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children’s Partnership has today published a Serious Case Review into the death of a child, who was 21 months old when she died in November 2017 as a result of non-accidental injuries. The child was living with a family relative at the time, following the granting of a Special Guardianship Order. The perpetrator has been brought to justice and was sentenced to life imprisonment in March 2021. Please click here to read the press release from Penny Thompson CBE, Independent Chair, Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership together with the Serious Case Review that provides a detailed and thoughtful analysis of events.
|Publication of Local Child Safeguarding Practice Review
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership have published a Local Child Safeguarding Practice Review (LCSPR). The LCSPR focuses on the sad death of a teenage boy, and two other young men, one who sustained life changing injuries, in January 2020. The young men were involved in a street gang and in the exploitative supply of controlled substances through ‘County Lines’. The perpetrator has been brought to justice, together with three individuals who have been convicted of perverting the course of justice. All four received substantive custodial sentences. For a copy of the report click here
‘Who’s in Charge?’ campaign
Dr Joanna Garstang and Clare Edwards, Head of Safeguarding Children Service, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust receiving the award on behalf of the Trust and Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership.