What's New

  1. Safeguarding guide for district councils and tradespeople

    10th August 2020

    The West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) have developed a new safeguarding guide for district councils and tradespeople who work in tenants’ homes . Tradespeople, such as maintenance and pest control workers, are in an ideal position to identify and report any concerns they might have when visiting tenant […]

  2. New Practitioner Guide on Youth Offending Teams

    29th June 2020

    The HSCP is delighted to announce the publication of its new Practitioner Guide on Youth Offending Teams; multi-agency partnerships who work to prevent offending by children and young people. Developed with the IOWSCP and in collaboration with the Hampshire and IOW Youth Offending Teams (YOT), the new guide offers a brief introduction to what services […]

  3. HSCP Launches Virtual Learning platform

    16th June 2020

    The HSCP is pleased to announce the launch of its Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform, free to all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area. The Learning Platform, consisting of virtual courses, webinars, and e-learning materials, will support core learning on safeguarding Hampshire’s children. These courses will be continually […]

  4. New Practitioner Guide for the Unborn / Newborn Baby Safeguarding Protocol

    9th June 2020

    A new practitioner guide to safeguard unborn and newborn babies has been developed by the 4 Safeguarding Children Partnerships in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton. The Unborn/ Newborn Baby Safeguarding Protocol, which has been in place since 2011, was developed to ensure all agencies, with a particular focus on Maternity Services and Children’s […]

  5. HSCP launches first ever virtual MET webinars

    8th June 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) are pleased to announce the launch of its first ever virtual Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children (MET) webinars for frontline practitioners on Wednesday, 17 June 2020. The course is delivered by Hampshire County Council’s specialist child exploitation team and the Police Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children (MET) team. With […]

  6. Managing Self-Harm in Children & Young People

    16th April 2020

    The Government has asked parents to keep their children at home wherever possible, and for schools to remain open only for children who are vulnerable and for those children of workers critical to the coronavirus (COVID-19) response who absolutely need to attend. While in lockdown, there is the potential that children could be at an […]

  7. Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    9th April 2020

    Whilst we work through unprecedented change due to the coronavirus pandemic, please be assured that safeguarding children in Hampshire continues to remain a priority. Although our working practises may have changed, the Partnership continues to operate as normal. A list of resources and guidance for professionals and parents/carers during the current Covid-19 situation can be […]

  8. Private Fostering Guidance

    1st April 2020

    As cases of coronavirus continue to rise, there is increased potential for children of parents who have been taken ill to be looked after by others that are not immediate family. Many families will be unaware that any private arrangement made between a parent and a carer for a child under 16 (or 18 if […]

  9. Business Plan 2020-2023

    30th March 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership is pleased to announce the publication of its Business Plan 2020-2023. The document can be accessed on the Resource Library under Annual Publications. The Business Plan outlines the agreed priorities for HSCP over the next 3 years.

  10. Every Sleep Counts Launch – 23 January 2020

    26th November 2019

    Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnerships are pleased to announce the launch of their safe sleep programme ‘Every Sleep Counts’. The ‘Every Sleep Counts’ programme was developed in response to learning raised in the Hampshire Child K Serious Case Review as well as other partnership and child death reviews related to safe […]