Serious Incidents & Reviews Subgroup 

The LSCP's Serious Incidents & Reviews Subgroup is co-Chaired by Avis Williams-McKoy (Designated Nurse for Safeguarding, Lambeth CCG) and Naeema Sarkar (Assistant Director, Quality Assurance, Lambeth Children's Social Care).

The purpose of the LSCP Serious Incidents & Reviews Subgroup is to:

  • Respond to notifications of serious safeguarding incidents and convene Rapid Reviews, and to advise the Executive if a Safeguarding Practice Review should be commissioned;

  • Commission Safeguarding Practice Reviews and provide regular updates to the Executive;

  • Quality assure the review process to ensure that agencies across the partnership demonstrate due diligence in their internal management reviews and provide timely and comprehensive information to the partnership. Ensure that all reviews are Chaired effectively and are competently conducted by credible review authors.​​


Membership includes representatives from:

  • Health: Designated Doctor; Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust; King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; South London and Maudsley NHS Trust; Primary Care

  • Police: Public Protection

  • Lambeth Council: Children’s Social Care; Education; Community Safety; Housing

  • Community/Voluntary Sector Representative

The following also attend the subgroup meetings:

  • The Independent Scrutineer

  • Relevant officers, including the LSCP Manager

Meeting Dates / Frequency



January 25th:         1530-1700 

March 15th:            1100-1230 

April 26th:              1100-1230

June 7th:                1530-1700

July 19th:               1100-1230

September 13th:   1500-1630

October 18th:        1000-1130