Sharing information about individuals is often essential if we are to keep people safe, or ensure they get the best services they need.
Find following the local procedures for information sharing: Pan Berkshire Policy and Procedures - Information Sharing
We have produced the following guidance and flowchart to enable practitioners to identify the correct route and decision making process in relation to information sharing: 7 Golden Rules for Information Sharing - Guidance & Flowchart
Please also find the Government guidance in relation to information sharing for Safeguarding Practitioners published by the government in July 2018: Information Sharing Guidance for Safeguarding Practitioners
Information Sharing Agreement
Agencies across Berkshire have signed up to a shared Data and Information Sharing Agreement which can be accessed via the Information Sharing Chapter for each local authority area on the Pan Berkshire Safeguarding Procedures. Alternatively, the document can be viewed by clicking the below link.
Berkshire 'LSCB's Data and Information Sharing Agreement - April 2017