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OSCP agrees how local services and professionals working with children will co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in line with Working Together 2018 guidance.

The South West Child Protection Procedures set out how all agencies locally are expected to comply to provide safeguarding and child protection services.

OSCP Board terms of reference

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Independent Chair John Clements (Chair)
Statutory Safeguarding Partners:
Cornwall Council - Director of Children’s Services Meredith Teasdale (Vice Chair)
Council of the Isles of Scilly - Director of Children’s Services Aisling Khan (Vice Chair)
Devon and Cornwall Police:
  • Cornwall Basic Command Unit Commander
Jo Arundale
  • Public Protection Unit Superintendent
Matt Bourne
NHS Kernow - Executive Safeguarding Lead Natalie Jones
Safeguarding Partners (Relevant Agencies):
Cornwall Association of Primary Heads Ian Bruce
Cornwall Association of Secondary Heads Tina Yardley
Cornwall Council:
  • Service Director for Children and Family Services
Ben Davies
  • Service Director for Children’s Health and Wellbeing Service
Lisa Harvey
  • Service Director for Education Service 
Kate Evan-Hughes
Further Education Colleges Lisa Briscoe
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust / Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust - Executive Safeguarding Lead Kim O’Keeffe
Safer Cornwall Partnership Tamsin Thomas
Safeguarding Partners (Participant Observers):
Cornwall Council - Lead Member for Children’s Services Barbara Ellenbroek
Council of the Isles of Scilly - Lead Member for Children’s Services Joel Williams
Lay Member on Quality Assurance and Scrutiny Panel Deborah Came & Bridget Macklin 
Sub-Group Chairs:
Child Sexual Abuse Group Vacant
Contextual Safeguarding Group Kate Wilson 
Learning Group Jo Davies
Missing and Sexual Exploitation Group Sara Crane (interim Miles Topham)
Neglect Group Michelle Cole
Quality Assurance and Performance Group John Clements
Review Group Marion Russell

Advisors to the Board:

  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children - Alison O'Neill
  • Board Manager – Heidi Sydor
  • Legal Advisor - Sarah Jopling

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Dates of OSCP Board Meetings:

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed
Thursday, 4 November 2021 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed
Tuesday, 14 December 2021 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed
Thursday, 27 January 2022 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed
Tuesday, 15 March 2022 11.00 to 1.30 to be confirmed

Minutes of OSCP Board Meetings:


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