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8th February

RCPCH and Core Info

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has taken over the maintenance of these child protection reviews. The RCPCH is working to update these reviews at least once every two years.  The rev… click here to read more

27th August

The Future of Core Info

We are pleased to announce that the Core Info team are in discussions with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) regarding a future platform for the systematic review program.  


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Forthcoming Events

RCPCH Conference 2017

Healthy child, healthy future: the developmental origins of health and disease

The RCPCH Conf… click here to read more

  • Core Info: what we do

    Since 2002 we have developed an internationally recognised methodology for systematically reviewing the world literature with regard to child abuse and neglect. Our focus, to date, has been on the recognition and investigation of suspected abuse / maltreatment, providing current and accessible literature, whilst also recommending a research agenda for those working within the field. Click here to find out more
  • Core Info: who we are

    Cardiff Child Protection Systematic Reviews (Core Info) is jointly run by Professor Alison Kemp and Dr Sabine Maguire. It is conducted by an in-house research team and supported by Cardiff University’s Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE). Reviews are conducted by a valued team of UK-based professionals dedicated to our themes. Core Info is a research collaboration between the Early Years research section of Cardiff University's Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Click here to find out more
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