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Assessing the Early Impact of Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASH) in London

Crockett R, Gilchrist G, Davies J, Henshall A, Hoggart L, Chandler V, Sims D & Webb J (2013) Assessing the Early Impact of Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASH) in London. The London Safeguarding Children Board.

The failure of agencies to work together effectively to safeguard children and young people has been highlighted in numerous serious case reviews of child protection cases. The Munro Review of Child Protection (2011) recognised the key role of the Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) in fostering multi agency working and the same year the London Safeguarding Children Board (London SCB) began to roll out Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASH) in boroughs across the city. There are now 26 MASH operating in London. They follow a model developed by the LSCB in Devon and focus on the point at which child protection referrals are initially received.

StatusPublicly available
AuthorsCrockett Rachel, Gilchrist Gail, Davies Jonathon, Henshall Amanda, Hoggart Lesley, Chandler Val, Sims David, Webb Janet
Number of pages77
Publication date17/12/2013
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