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Glossary of abbreviations

ACEs – Adverse childhood experiences

C&FS – Children and Family Services

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

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

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

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

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

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