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Annual Report 2019-20

Posted by The Board. Mon 30 Nov 2020

The National Independent Safeguarding Board Wales is very pleased to publish its 2019-2020 Annual Report. This is our first full year report and covers a period of time before the national lockdown as a result of the global pandemic caused by Covid-19. It is, however, being published at a time when the impact of the – Read more..

Annual Report 2018-19

Posted by The Board. Fri 6 Dec 2019

The 2018-2019 Annual Report of the National Independent Safeguarding Board covers a period of transition.  The inaugural National Board was operational from April 2016 until February 2019, and the new appointments to the National Board began work in May 2019. Reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of arrangements to safeguard children and adults in Wales – Read more..

Annual Report 2017-18

Posted by The Board. Thu 6 Dec 2018

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Annual Report 2016-17

Posted by The Board. Wed 20 Dec 2017

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Other NISB reports

National Evaluation of Multi-Agency Operational Safeguarding Arrangements in Wales – Phase 1

Posted by The Board. Wed 6 Jan 2021

On behalf of the National Independent Safeguarding Board in Wales (NISB), we are very pleased to publish the final report of Phase 1 of the evaluation of multi-agency operational safeguarding arrangements in Wales (MAOSA).     Download a PDF version Download a Microsoft Word version

Findings from a thematic analysis of Child Practice Reviews in Wales

Posted by The Board. Tue 28 Jan 2020

Following the first thematic review of a range of Safeguarding case reviews the NISB commissioned a second review, this time of Child Practice Reviews. We asked the researchers to use three professional lenses when coding the reviews – a lawyers, a Social Work practitioner and a Social Work academic and then check their findings with – Read more..

Making Safeguarding Count; A Briefing Paper (March 2018)

Posted by The Board. Tue 10 Jul 2018

On 27 March NISB held a summit on Making Safeguarding Count. The aim was to identify and consider information sources which will allow Regional and National boards to reach stronger conclusions about the impact of safeguarding. We were delighted with the breadth and depth of the discussion and the commitment of those who attended to – Read more..

Findings from a thematic analysis of reviews into adult deaths in Wales

Posted by The Board. Fri 4 May 2018

What Has Safeguarding And Sport Got To Do With Me?

Posted by The Board. Thu 4 Jan 2018

In early 2017, the National Independent Safeguarding Board decided to begin Safeguarding Week in Wales with a focus on Sport. This is because, even this year, all sporting activities have had to consider topics which are familiar to safeguarding practitioners, such as: – the poor handling of allegations of harm, most particularly sexual assault; – – Read more..

Safeguarding Leadership Across Wales

Posted by The Board. Fri 8 Dec 2017

Home Education of Children Report

Posted by The Board. Thu 23 Nov 2017

The death of Dylan Seabridge raised questions about whether existing safeguarding mechanisms are sufficient for children who are home educated. In February 2017 the National Independent Safeguarding Board (NISB) commissioned Cascade, Children’s Social Care Research and Development Centre, at Cardiff University to explore the possible risks in relation to safeguarding, health and well-being of children – Read more..