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The Alan Wood review of LSCB roles, functions and structure including the future arrangements for Serious Case Reviews and Child Death Overview Panels has reported back. For further information see: Sandwell SCB Joint LSCB Briefing on the Alan Wood Report ‘Review of the Role and Functions of Local Safeguarding Children Boards'. The impact on this manual will become clearer as the timetable for implementation of any changes is announced. Until such time when the new guidance is published, the contents of this manual remain in place as operational procedures.
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