LSCB Critical Incident Group
Chair: Detective Superintendent Cheryl Rhodes, Merseyside Police
Terms of Reference
The Critical Incident Group (CIG) is responsible for undertaking and establishing the need for a Serious Case Review (SCR) or any other review, ensuring that actions, based on recommendations from reviews, are implemented. In addition the Critical Incident Group work with the LSCB Learning and Improvement Sub Group lessons towards ensuring that the lessons are learned and any required changes to practice are implemented.
The Group has responsibility for monitoring the quality of work, commissioned by LSCB, from independent consultants including authors of overview reports and chairs of the review process.
The CIG has responsibility for monitoring implementation of single agency action plans. Multi agency action plans are monitored by the LSCB Performance Management Sub Group.
The CIG contributes to the LSCB annual report.
The Standing CIG meets once a month.