What's New

  1. Celebrating a year of the HSCP Virtual Learning Platform!

    16th June 2021

    Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership’s Virtual Learning Platform. The Virtual Learning Platform was established last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure professionals could continue accessing safeguarding training following the suspension of face-to-face learning. The Platform offers a diverse range of free multi-agency virtual courses, Webinar Wednesdays, […]

  2. Join our team!

    11th June 2021

    Are you proactive, enthusiastic and highly organised? Are you caring and passionate about improving the lives of children and young people? If so, we are looking for a Partnership Manager to join our team in Winchester. There are many agencies in Hampshire supporting children and young people, and they all work together to ensure they […]

  3. Virtual Learning 2021-22

    13th May 2021

    The HSCP recently published it’s 2021-22 Training Brochure for its Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform, which provides free training to all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area. The Virtual Learning Platform consists of virtual courses, Webinar Wednesdays, e-learning materials, and more recently Lunchtime Learning workshops. The Platform was […]

  4. HSCP and Brook Partner Together

    11th May 2021

    We are delighted to report that we have partnered with Brook to offer Hampshire professionals free access to the Traffic Light e-learning course as part of our Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform for 2021-22. Brook’s nationally recognised Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool and training provides a highly visible, multi-agency response for professionals to identify, understand and […]

  5. Take our survey!

    19th April 2021

    In September 2020, Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships across the HIPS areas published the new Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Framework (CERAF) and the updated CSERQ4 for professionals in the following health settings: Emergency Department staff, Opticians, Condom distributers, Paramedics/Ambulance service, Dentists, GPs/Out of Hours service, Pharmacists, and 111 Service. To gain an understanding of professional knowledge and use of either […]

  6. Unborn/Newborn Baby Protocol Update

    24th March 2021

    The Unborn/Newborn Baby Safeguarding Protocol was updated and launched on 16 March 2021, and is accessible to practitioners through the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton (HIPS) safeguarding children online Procedures Manual. The launch event was a great success with over 400 professionals attending across the Partnership areas. The Unborn/Newborn Baby strategic group coordinated and […]

  7. Responding to Neglect in Hants and IOW Launch

    23rd March 2021

    In collaboration with the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnership, the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) recently launched its revised Neglect Strategy 2020-23 and associated online Neglect Toolkit for professionals working with children and families in the Hampshire and IOW areas. Last month, over 300 professionals attended two launch events, ‘Responding to Neglect in Hampshire […]

  8. Virtual Learning for April and May: Book your free place now!

    22nd March 2021

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership’s Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform is free to all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area. The Virtual Learning Platform consists of virtual courses, Webinar Wednesdays, e-learning materials, and more recently Lunchtime Learning workshops. The Platform was developed last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

  9. Hampshire marks a year of safer sleeping for babies to prevent SIDS

    16th March 2021

    Safer Sleep Week (15 to 21 March 2021) This Safer Sleep Week (15 to 21 March 2021) Hampshire County Council and Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership are reminding parents and professionals that sleep safety is crucial for babies’ welfare and avoiding Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The Every Sleep Counts Programme was launched in March 2020 to equip frontline […]

  10. New Practitioner Guide: Myth Busting Guide to Accommodating Children

    2nd March 2021

    In response to a multi-agency audit outcome which identified the need to raise professional understanding associated to the accommodation of children, the HSCP has published a new Practitioner Guide: Myth Busting Guide to Accommodating Children. This useful reference guide provides essential facts and information about children in care. It also provides signposting to other websites […]