Protecting children today and tomorrow: a multi disciplinary review of child protection measures across Scotland

This review is part of the government's response to the recommendations of the Hammond Report following the tragic death of a 3-year-old child, Kennedy McFarlane. The aim of the review is to promote the reduction of abuse or neglect of children, and to improve the services for children who experience abuse or neglect.

The remit of the review includes: to review, throughout Scotland, the practice of medical, nursing, social work, police, children's reporters', education and other public, voluntary and private sector staff; to review how well agencies and professionals work together and public and professional confidence in these services; to review how well professionals work together and public and professional confidence in the way they work; to identify best practice; to learn lessons from international developments in this field; and to report and make recommendations to improve professional working and the regulatory framework in which professionals operate.

Author: 
Child Protection Review Team
Publisher: 
The Stationery Office
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