Training Events:

What happens when a child dies unexpectedly?

What happens when a child dies unexpectedly?

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work within universal services, provide an early help service or work within specialist services which sit under statutory intervention.


Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX36.

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date



To increase participants' knowledge and understanding of what happens when a child dies suddenly and unexpectedly.


At the end of the course, participants will have:

  • An improved understanding of the Pan Lancashire Sudden and Unexpected Death in Childhood (SUDC) process
  • Knowledge of the statutory requirements of the SUDC protocol and have an understanding of your own involvement in the rapid response process
  • An understanding of the role of the police and SUDC nurses in the rapid response process
  • An opportunity to reflect on current practice and appreciate and discuss multi-agency learning from recent cases/SCRs
  • Gain knowledge to share learning with colleagues within your own organisation

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form.