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Serious Case Reviews

If a child is in immediate risk of harm call the police on 999.

If you have concerns about the safety or well-being of a child in Rotherham please contact the Contact and Referral Team on 01709  823987 or at evenings/weekends 01709 336080


Safeguard Children (2006) requires a Local Safeguarding Children's Board to consider whether a serious case review should be undertaken when a child's death involves abuse or neglect, where a child sustains serious and permanent impairment of health and development through abuse or neglect and the case gives rise to concerns about the way local professionals work together, or where a parent has been murdered in a domestic violence situation and a homicide review is being initiated.

All of the agencies represented on Rotherham Safeguarding Children Board are committed to learning from practice and to continuously improving children's services. Working Together to

Further information about Serious Case reviews can be found in the South Yorkshire (Rotherham) Child Protection procedures. RSCB will publish Executive Summaries of Serious Case Reviews on this website.

Executive Summary of a Serious Case Review 
by Rotherham Safeguarding Children Board

Serious Case Review Child S - Executive Summary

Serious Case Review Child S - Overview Report

Serious Case Review Child S - Composite Action Plan

Serious Case Review Child S - Press Release 

Information on Serious Case Reviews