Event Summary

Poor information sharing between agencies can put children at risk of harm.

Join Westminster Insight’s timely Multi-Agency Information Sharing for Child Protection Conference to review the latest policy updates and effective approaches to information sharing across health, police, education, children’s social care and other partners.

Improve your confidence to share and seek information that will improve outcomes for children and families. Attend the conference to hear from policy makers and expert advisors and practitioners who are implementing innovative solutions in their local areas. We will explore best practice, including effective multi-agency partnership models and technological solutions.

In a fast-changing policy environment, understand the changes surrounding information sharing and consent, including the changes to Working Together to Safeguard Children statutory guidance and the impact on multi-agency information sharing.

Join us in London to network with colleagues from across the sector. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to overcome the barriers to effective and safe information sharing, implement innovative solutions and drive positive change in your communities.

Key Points

  • Take away practical knowledge and solutions to ensure effective multi-agency information sharing
  • Instil confidence in practitioners and equip front-line workers with the skills they need to safely share information
  • Hear from local authorities who have implemented technological solutions to link up systems across social care and wider partners
  • Gain an update on Working Together
  • Hear NHS England speak about the Child Protection Information Sharing System and its implementation at the integrated care system level
  • Hear from a legal expert on the challenges around information sharing and consent
  • Explore the benefits of co-location to improve data sharing
  • Learn how to set up a safeguarding data sharing agreement
  • Overcome cultural and behavioural barriers to information sharing, drive positive behaviour and mutual understanding​
  • Addressing the issue of the use of Public task versus consent in processing information on children and families