Information for People Working with Children
Child Death Overview Panel
Page updated 24/10/2017
The Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) panel collects and analyses information about the deaths of all children in Brent.
The CDOP is a sub-group of Brent LSCB as set out in Regulation 6 of the Children Act 2004 and produces a report on an annual basis outlining the actions undertaken during that period.
To view the 2016/17 CDOP annual report please click on the image below.
When a child dies in Brent the Child Death Overview Panel Co-ordinator / Single Point (SPOC) of Contact should be informed immediately.
The following contact details are Brent's Child Death SPOCs:
Child Death Overview Panel Co-ordinator
Tel: 020 8900 5381
Fax: 020 8900 5401
Dr Arlene Boroda, Designated Doctor Safeguarding Children - Tel: 07990 838513
SPOC (9am-5pm, weekends and bank holidays):
Brent CCG Safeguarding Children Team - Tel: 07990838513 / 020 8900 5379
SPOC (5pm-9am, Mon - Sun including bank holidays):
Brent Social Care Emergency Duty Team - Tel: 020 8863 5250
Brent Child Death Notification Form (FORM A)
Child Death and Rapid Response Arrangements in Brent
To view the Child Death and Rapid Response arrangements in Brent click the image below. (Updated September 2017)
The Lullaby Trust - A child death review guide for parents and carers
The Lullaby Trust have produced a helpful guide for parents and carers about the child death review process. To view the guide click on the image below.