Toggle Contrast

Glossary of abbreviations

ACEs – Adverse childhood experiences

C&FS – Children and family services

CALFB – Child abuse linked to faith and beliefs

CAU – Children’s assessment unit

CCE – Child criminal exploitation

CCG – Clinical commissioning group

CDOP – Child death overview panel

CDR – Child death review

CIN – Child in need

CP – Child protection

CPD – Continuous professional development

CQC – Care quality commission

CSA – Child sexual abuse

CSE – Child sexual exploitation

CSPR – Child safeguarding practice review (LCSPR is a local child safeguarding practice review)

DNA – Did not attend

ECHO – Enhanced child health visiting offer

ED – Emergency department

EHA – Early help assessment

EMAS – Ethnic minority achievement service

FGM – Female genital mutilation

FME – Forensic medical examiner

FNP – Family nurse partnership

GDPR – General data protection regulation

GMC – General medical council

GPs – General practitioners

HBA – Honour based abuse

HCPC – Health and care professions council

HIPS – Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth & Southampton

HV – Health visitor

ICON – Infant crying is normal & it will stop; comfort methods; it is Ok to walk away; never shake or hurt a baby

ICPC – Initial child protection conference

IOW – Isle of Wight

JTAI – Joint targeted area inspection

LA – Local authority

LFCC – Learning from cases committee

LSAB – Local safeguarding adults board

LSCP – Local safeguarding children partnerships

MAPPA – Multi-agency public protection arrangements

MARAC – Multi-agency risk assessment conference

MASH – Multi-agency safeguarding hub

MAT – Multi-agency team

MESC – Monitoring, evaluation & scrutiny committee

MET – Missing, exploited & trafficked

NHS – National Health Service

NMC – Nursing and midwifery council

NRM – National referral mechanism

OfSTED – Office for standards in education, children’s services and skills

OPCC – Office of the Police & Crime commissioner

PCC – Police & Crime Commissioner

PCC – Portsmouth City Council

PHE – Public Health England

PLO – Public law outline

PRUDIC – Procedural response to unexpected deaths in children

PSHE – Personal, social, health and economic education

PSIH – Portsmouth safeguarding improvement hub

PTSD – Post-traumatic stress disorder

QAH – Queen Alexandra Hospital

RCGP – Royal College of General Practitioners

RCN – Royal College of Nursing

RCPC – Review child protection conference

RCPCH – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

RP – Restorative practice

RSE – Relationships & sex education

SARC – Sexual assault referral centre

SAS – Specialty and associate specialists

SCR – Serious case review

SE Hants – South East Hampshire

SN – School nurse

SpCAMHS – Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

STI – Sexually transmitted infection

SUDIC – Sudden unexpected death in childhood

SW – Social worker

UASC – Unaccompanied asylum-seeking child

UN – United Nations

WNB – was not brought

YOT – Youth offending team