What's New

  1. Communication & Engagement Strategy 2020-2023

    29th December 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) has today published its Communication & Engagement Strategy for 2020-2023. The Strategy has been developed to ensure that the work of the HSCP is effectively communicated to children and their families, safeguarding partners, and relevant agencies across Hampshire. The publication sets out how the HSCP will engage and communicate […]

  2. Professionals’ Meeting Guidance

    18th December 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is pleased to announce the publication of its Professionals Meeting Guidance. This new guidance aims to support multi-agency practitioners who have a genuine desire to work openly with families, but may need the opportunity to talk with other professionals without the family being present. Professionals meetings provide an opportunity […]

  3. New Practitioner Guide on the HIPS Bruising Protocol

    17th November 2020

    A new Practitioner Guide on the recently updated Bruising Protocol for the management of actual or suspected bruising or other injury in infants who are not independently mobile, has been published by the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth & Southampton (HIPS) safeguarding partners. Bruising is the commonest physical sign of child abuse. A bruise can […]

  4. HIPS Bruising Protocol updated

    6th November 2020

    The Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth & Southampton (HIPS) Protocol for the management of actual or suspected bruising or other injury in infants who are not independently mobile (Bruising Protocol) has been reviewed and updated and is now available on the HIPS Procedures website. Bruising is the commonest physical sign of child abuse. A bruise […]

  5. Take our safeguarding adolescents survey

    2nd November 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is undertaking a programme of work to identify gaps and strengths in the safeguarding of adolescent children (from the age of 10 years upwards). The outcomes for this work will be utilised to ensure that adolescent children and their families receive the right level of support and intervention by […]

  6. Virtual Learning: Book your free place now!

    19th October 2020

    Following its launch in June 2020, the HSCP’s Virtual Multi-Agency Learning Platform has gone from strength to strength. Free to all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area, the Learning Platform consists of a suite of e-learning modules, webinars, and virtual training opportunities all developed to support core […]

  7. HSCP Annual Report 2019/2020

    13th October 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is delighted to publish its first Annual Report 2019/2020. On 30 September 2019, the previous Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) transitioned into the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP). The HSCP is established in accordance with the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 […]

  8. HSCP publishes its updated Learning and Improvement Framework

    8th October 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is pleased to announce the publication of its updated Learning and Improvement Framework, which seeks to promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement in children’s safeguarding. Working together to keep children safe is the primary aim of HSCP and it is essential that professionals and organisations learn lessons […]

  9. New Practitioner Guide on CAMHS

    29th September 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is delighted to announce the publication of its latest Practitioner Guide on the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Developed in collaboration with CAHMS, the useful reference guide provides an overview of this vital NHS Service, which aims to help young people up to the age of 18 […]

  10. Complete our website survey

    18th September 2020

    The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) is reviewing its website which provides information for professionals, children and young people and their parents/carers. It is important that we get the content of the website right so that it helps those who visit the site, either by directly providing the information they need or by signposting them […]