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Case Management Review Panel

Section 3(4) of the Safeguarding Board (NI) Act 2011 provides for a Case Management Review (CMR) function and the establishment for a CMR Panel to undertake the CMR function on the SBNI's behalf.

The CMR Panel membership is also set out in Regulations and shall include the following membership:

  • A Chair appointed in accordance with legislation;
  • A person nominated from each of the following:
    • The Regional Health and Social Care Board;
    • The Police Service of Northern Ireland;
    • The Probation Board for Northern Ireland;
    • The Youth Justice Agency;
    • An Education and Library Board;
    • A Paediatrician;
    • A Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children and
    • An Assistant Director of Children’s Services of a HSC Trust.

 Membership can be added to the Panel by seeking approval from the SBNI Chair. 


The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland has developed Case Management Review Multi-Agency Practice Guidance, which can be accessed here.


To view the official CMR notification form, please click here.


Learning from Case Management Reviews under SBNI, please click here.