Further reading and links
Wood Report, March 2016
In December 2015 the Department for Education commissioned an external, fundamental review of the role and function of LSCBs, that resulted in the Wood Report, March 2016
Government Response to the Wood Report
The Government published its response in May 2016, when the report was published:
Review of the role and functions of LSCBs, the Government's response to Alan Wood CBE.
Kurinczuk/Knight publications 2013 – reference/links:
Child death reviews: improving the use of evidence - Research Report - October 2013
Child death reviews: improving the use of evidence - Research Brief - October 2013
University of Leicester: The Infant Mortality and Morbidity Studies (TIMMS)
View more information about TIMMS.
Information on Working Together to Safeguard Children
A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; see chapter 5 on page 81 for Child Death Reviews and the work of Child Death Overview Panels:
Child death reviews: forms for reporting child deaths.
The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death. View Lullaby Trust's information about the Child Death Review process.
The Scottish Cot Death Trust provides and extends support of bereaved families , raises funds for research into the causes of cot death, and educates the public and health care professionals about cot deaths and ways of reducing the risks. View the Scottish Cot Death website.
2008: Preventing Future Child Deaths - A Study of 'Early Starter' Child Death Overview Panels in England; Department for Children Schools and Families
The overall aim of this DCSF commissioned study was to inform the introduction of the new child death review processes. The research team investigated and evaluated the utility of the new processes set out in Working Together to determine the experience of authorities in implementing the child death review processes, together with estimates of costs.
Preventing Child Deaths, Study of Early Starter CDOPs in England 2008