Safeguarding Board for NI

  A regional Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) will be established  following completion of the final stage of the Safeguarding Board Legislation by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPNI), (subject to Royal Assent).

Stormont   Social Services Minister Michael McGimpsey said: “Safeguarding children is everybody’s business. The SBNI will, for the first time, bring together the key agencies from the voluntary and statutory sectors on a legislative basis to work together strategically”.