The SA01: Policy Management Framework is your guide to writing/developing or reviewing a policy to ensure it meets with Trust standards.
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Staff are advised to always check that they are using the correct version of any policies rather than referring to locally held copies. The most up to date version of all Trust policies can be found on this webpage.
* Please note that following the acquisition of Calderstones Partnership NHS FT, South Sefton Community Services transaction and the Liverpool Community Services NHS Trust transaction, a number of policies are specific to staff transferring from these services as indicated.
MMD-PROC-008 - Health Visitor New Birth Notification Procedure
There have been repeated instances when information sharing could have prevented a child being seriously harmed. When Serious Case Reviews have taken place it has been established that information about historical safeguarding concerns with regard to other children related to adults living with the child, had not been shared between agencies. A recurrent theme within the analysis of Serious Case Reviews is that it is vital for practitioners to share information to safeguard and protect children (Brandon et al, 2009)It is essential that Child Health Records of newborn children must include full details of all siblings, step siblings and other children up to the age of 18 and any adult who may live in the family home of the newborn.
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