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Child Death Overview Panels

This report (available here) provides an outline of the new Child Death Review Arrangements to be implemented across Southend, Essex and Thurrock in response to the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2018.

The legislation introduces new Child Death Review Partners, consisting of the Local Authority and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), to oversee all child deaths in their area. The Child Death Review Arrangements are to become operational from 29th September 2019.

In an emergency
call 999

To report a non-urgent incident or crime to the Police
call 101

If you have concerns about a child, call Southend's Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Plus ‘MASH+’ on 01702 215007
Select Option 1 and then either: Option 1 for professional advice; Option 2 for a specific social worker; OR Option 3 for MASH+ administration.

If you have concerns about an adult, call Southend's Access Team
01702 215008 option 1

To report concerns outside of office hours, call Emergency Duty Team on
0845 606 1212