Exploring Demand and Provision in English Child Protection Services

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Hood, Rick ; Goldacre, Allie ; Grant, Robert ; Jones, Ray (2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: British Journal of Social Work, volume 46, issue 4, pages 923-941 (issn: 0045-3102, eissn: 1468-263X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcw044, pmc: PMC4986093
  • Subject: socialwork | service provision | Child protection | management | deprivation | child welfare | Articles | demand

This paper presents the results of an exploratory study linking the national data-sets for all children in need and child protection services in England. The study was informed by an emerging literature on systems thinking in public services, and aimed to examine variat... View more
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