Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland 2012 Regulations

Closes 11 Nov 2021

Opened 16 Sep 2021

Overview

The Department of Health is seeking your views on amendments we are proposing to make to the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (Membership, Procedure, Functions and Committee) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (the 2012 Regulations).

The key aim of these amendments is to enable the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) to function with even greater efficiency and effectiveness.

The Department is proposing to amend the 2012 Regulations in relation to the following:

  • Quoracy in SBNI meetings and proceedings;
  • Criteria for, and learning from, Case Management Reviews;
  • Staffing and corporate hosting;
  • Local council membership of the SBNI.

You can offer your views via answering the questionnaire here on our consultation pages, by downloading the attached consultation document and returning to the address given in the document, or by requesting a hard copy from fcpdadmin@health-ni.gov.uk.

Audiences

  • Parents
  • Citizens
  • Voluntary and Community Sector
  • Government Department
  • Local Government
  • Statutory Body
  • Charity, Community and Voluntary
  • DOJ Staff
  • DE Staff
  • DOH Staff
  • HSCNI Staff
  • PHA Staff
  • Schools
  • Pre-School Education Settings
  • Service users/patients
  • Carers
  • Advocate groups
  • Community/Voluntary sector organisations
  • Health and social care providers – statutory
  • Health and social care staff
  • Health and social care regulators
  • Staff representatives/Unions

Interests

  • Primary Education
  • Post-Primary Education
  • Pre-school Education
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Youth Sector and Youth Services
  • Health
  • Policy Development
  • Health and social care policy
  • Health and social care legislation
  • Provision of health and social care services
  • Improvement of health and social care services
  • Patient/service user advocacy
  • Family Justice
  • NI