Child Death Overview Panel - CDOP

Bexley LSCB Procedures for Multi-Agency Response to the Child Death Overview Process - CDOP

Important. All official correspondence about child deaths should be sent, using secure systems, to the Bexley CDOP SIngle Point of Contact (SPOC) email address:

Tel: 0203 045 3441

Reducing the risk of sudden infant death - briefing for the children's workforce

On 11 May 2016 the CDOP Chair issued a briefing to assist everyone who comes in contact with parents and carers to pass on key public health advice in relation to safe sleeping for infants.

This can be downloaded here: Reducing the risk of sudden infant death - briefing (updated March 2017)

Bexley LSCB has a statutory requirement to review all child deaths in its area. The following procedures have been developed in line with the statutory guidance in Working Together and the London Child protection procedures.


CDOP Rapid Response Procedures Part 1 April 16

CDOP Procedures Part 2 April 16


BSCB Form A - Notification of Child Death

BSCB Form B - Agency Report Form

CDOP Form C Analysis Proforma

Information given to parents

The Review When a Child Dies Leaflet Revised Dec 2014

There is also a leaflet available on this webpage: Child Death Review Process (Lullaby Trust)

CDOP Annual Reports

CDOP Annual Report 2015-2016

CDOP Annual Report 2014-2015

CDOP Chair's Briefing 2014

CDOP Annual Report 2013-2014