Serious Case Reviews – Are they effective?

The serious case review (SCR) into the death of Noah Serra-Morrison aged 13 months has been published in the last few days. Noah, like many children before him died as a result of multiple injuries sustained over a prolonged period, inflicted within his immediate family environment by his mother’s violent partner. It is no surprise to those of us who have dealt with many similar cases that the SCR found deficiencies in the workings of those professionals who were tasked […]