Publication - Independent report

Child Death Review Report : Scottish Government Child Death Review Working Group

Published: 8 May 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784124489

A report by a Scottish Government short-life working group which explored current practice in Scotland and considered whether Scotland should introduce a national collaborative multi-agency system for reviewing the circumstances surrounding the death of a child.

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56 page PDF

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Contents
Child Death Review Report : Scottish Government Child Death Review Working Group
References

56 page PDF

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References

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