Here to stop the rot

Hunter, Mark
July 2009
Community Care;7/30/2009, Issue 1781, p22
The article reports on Roger Thompson who has been asked to take the chair of Local Safeguarding Children Board, Doncaster, England, which has become a byword for the archetypical rotten borough, bedeviled by warring councilors and mismanagement. Serious case reviews into several high profile deaths of children over the past five years have highlighted gross inadequacies. However, he believes that if high quality staff can be brought and persuaded to stay, improvements will follow.


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