Pan Cheshire Child Death Review Policies, Guidance and Protocols
The Department for Education has information about the CDOP processes and templates used by the CDOP for data collection, analysis and legislation.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 Chapter 5 (PDF, 2.23MB) - sets the functions and processes of the CDOP, which includes, the collection and collation of data following the death of a child and subsequent recommendations following data analysis. This is an essential process for the CDOP, as the information gathered is used to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and for strategic planning purposes to support effective service delivery.
The SUDIC Proforma & Guidelines 2019 (PDF, 3.28MB) - this guidance provides a framework for the investigation and care of families after an unexpected death of an infant or child.
The Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel Protocol (2014) (PDF, 275KB)