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Pan Cheshire Child Death Review Policies, Guidance and Protocols

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NHS England has information about the CDOP processes and templates used by the CDOP for data collection, analysis and legislation.

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 Chapter 5 (PDF, 2.23MB) - sets the functions and processes of the CDOP, which includes, the collection and collation of data following the death of a child and subsequent recommendations following data analysis. This is an essential process for the CDOP, as the information gathered is used to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and for strategic planning purposes to support effective service delivery.

The SUDIC Proforma and Guidelines 2024 (PDF, 2.1MB) - this guidance provides a framework for the investigation and care of families after an unexpected death of an infant or child.

Working Together 2018 and the accompanying transition document requires Child Death Review partners (LA and CCG) to publish their Child Death Review arrangements, accompanying the document is the Pan Cheshire CDOP terms of reference

The Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Arrangements 2019-2020 (PDF, 240KB)

Pan Cheshire CDOP Terms of Reference 2019 (PDF, 262KB)

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