Update from SAFE CIC
Welcome to the September 2020 news round up.
From this month we are providing just the headlines from each story within the email newsletter with clickable links to the full story. The full online newsletter can be found here
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News Round up
News Story: New Adult Safeguarding Bill for Northern Ireland Proposed
News Story : New Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill Proposed
Non Statutory Guidance
News Story : The Welsh Government has produced Together we’ll keep children and young people safe- as we rebuild from Covid-19
Reports, Reviews, Resources, Research, Consultations and Inquiries
2. Eight Case Reviews have been added to the National Repository this month they are:
Worthy of note
4. The Truth Project – part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse provides victims and survivors with an opportunity to share their account and make suggestions to help better protect children in future.
6. University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has been ordered to pay a total of £12,565 after admitting it failed to disclose details relating to a surgical procedure or apologise, following the death of a 91-year-old woman.
And the reason to remain vigilant in all aspects of safeguarding
2. A school bus driver who took photos of young girls leaving his bus and was found guilty of attempting to arrange a child sex offence will be imprisoned for longer following the intervention of the Solicitor General.
A new research report Emerging from lockdown found that, of the 3.7million households in the UK granted a bill “payment holiday”, over 6 in 10 are already facing financial difficulties and will struggle to repay their debts when these arrangements end.
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The SAFE Team.