Letters Case of Baby P

Let’s go back to basics in child protection

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a3137 (Published 06 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:a3137
  1. Minoo Irani, consultant community paediatrician1
  1. 1Slough SL1 2BJ
  1. minoo.irani{at}nhs.net

    The review of child protection in Haringey in the wake of the case of Baby P focuses on systemic failures at the risk of missing some important issues.1

    Children’s social care services nationally have been distracted by the agenda of organisational change (children’s trusts),2 poorly evidenced initiatives for integrated information systems,3 and …

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