Learning from Local Reviews

Learning from Local Reviews

The Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) has a duty to undertake Serious Case Reviews (SCR) and Case Reviews according to the ‘Working Together 2015’ guidance as well as ensuring that learning from these reviews is disseminated widely and embedded in practice.  Working Together 2018 transitional guidance is currently being implemented and the new process will be in place by 29 September 2019

Learning and good practice from Surrey’s reviews is disseminated as widely as possible through the SSCP newsletter and regular workshops provided jointly by the SSCP and Surrey County Council (see here for more information). These workshops also include learning and good practice from Domestic Homicide Reviews, Partnership Reviews and Audits undertaken in Surrey. The SCR workshops form part of the SSCP training programme and learning is also shared through the sub-group structure, newsletters, publication on the SSCP website, SSCP training modules, Working Together training and ‘Train the Trainer’ sessions, which cover both national and local case reviews. In addition, training is provided on SCR methodologies and participation.

As well as some recurring themes, there is also good practice identified in partnership reviews that the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) has undertaken between 2010 and 2015. See the Report on good practice in SSCP Partnership Reviews (PDF).


Overview Reports and Statements

SCR Family M

DHR Doris Executive Summary

SSCP Thematic Review of Adolescent Suicide

SSCP Thematic Review of Surrey SCRs and Case Reviews

Thematic Review 2019

SCR Executive Summary in relation to three children HH, II & JJ

SCR Child G


SCR  Baby LL

SCR Child A : Executive Summary

SCR Child D

Learning Leaflets

The SSCP support team produces a learning leaflet for each SCR which outlines good practice, learning and recommendations. The learning leaflets for all SCRs since 2010 can be downloaded following the links below.

Files available to download