ContactPoint training begins

January 2009
Community Care;1/29/2009, Issue 1755, p7
The article reports that training in how to operate ContactPoint, the electronic database for vulnerable children, has started in England. Two officials from every local authority will learn how to shield sensitive information from the estimated 390,000 professionals who will have access to it. Seventeen councils in the North West and children's charities, Barnardo's and Kids will pilot the full system in the spring of 2009, before its national introduction in summer.


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