Statutory guidance: Child death review: statutory and operational guidance (England)

first_img improve the experience of bereaved families, and professionals involved in caring for children ensure that information from the child death review process is systematically captured in every case to enable learning to prevent future deaths NHS England has published guidance for the bereaved, When a child dies: a guide for parents and carers, setting out the steps that follow the death of a child.The collation and sharing of the learning from reviews is managed by the National Child Mortality Database through the use of standardised forms. This guidance sets out the full process that follows the death of a child who is normally resident in England. It builds on the statutory requirements set out in Working together to safeguard children and clarifies how individual professionals and organisations across all sectors involved in the child death review should contribute to reviews.The guidance sets out the process in order to:last_img read more