Local Safeguarding Children Policies, Procedures and Guidance

The Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Procedures are used at all times when there are concerns that a child is at risk of harm.

Our procedures are web based so that practitioners can access up-to-date procedures in a user-friendly format. Practitioners can also register for alerts that will keep them informed of any updates.  

Key local guidance documents

To support agencies and practitioners to safeguard and protect children the Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Boards have published the following documents:

Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Boards have also produced a number of additional guidance documents, assessment tools and leaflets - these can be found on our Information and Resources page.  

National Guidance