MASH & London Child Protection procedures

London child protection procedures

The fourth edition of the London Child Protection Procedures is now available to download below, along with a document highlighting the key changes. This edition has been fully updated in line with recent changes to statutory guidance, and will be followed by a fuller revision once the Munro Review of Child Protection has reported

The revised procedures came into operation in Southwark in April 2011.

Visit the London Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) website for further information, or view the London Child Protection Procedures.

MASH Conference - 19 June 2015

This conference addressed the key issues facing Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASH) teams across London, including the following:

  • Demonstrating value – how to evidence best practice;
  • Information sharing between MASH and the launch of an information sharing protocol [your packs will also include a contact list for all MASH in London]
  • The impact of the Care Act 2015 on MASH teams – joint working with adult services
  • MASH and the Commissioning of Early Help – how MASH can support the effective targeting of resources
  • CSE – Best practice in information sharing and intelligence gathering

Access the full documentation here.

Southwark MASH

Find more information about your local MASH on the "Asking for Help" page.