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Serious Case Reviews

When a child dies, and abuse or neglect are known or suspected to be a factor in the death, local organisations should consider immediately whether there are other children at risk of harm who require safeguarding.

When a child dies in such circumstances the Sandwell SCB always conducts a Serious Case Review into the involvement with the child and family of organisations and professionals to

To see more detail about how Serious Case Reviews are conducted in Sandwell, please go to our:

Case Summaries

At the end of each Serious Case Review, a full ‘Overview Report’ is completed, together with an Executive Summary.

Executive Summaries published since 2006 are provided below – to access earlier Executive Summaries, please Contact Us.

Name of Summary Date of Publication
ES SCR Independent Chair Statement January 2016
ES SCR - Learning Notes January 2016
ES SCR - Overview Report January 2016
FS Management Review Summary November 2015
Press Statement: DSCB/SSCB Child C April 2013
Executive Summary: DSCB/SSCB Child C April 2013
Overview Report: DSCB/SSCB Child C April 2013
Executive Summary: Child AS October 2011
Executive Summary: Child CS July 2011
Executive Summary: Child DS November 2010


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