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Notification of serious childcare incident for local authorities


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Tell us about a serious childcare incident, such as a serious injury or the death of a child.
This form is for local authority staff.
You should read this introduction before filling in this form.
Please use this form to record the details of any serious childcare incident that must be notified to the Secretary of State. In urgent situations, particularly if there is a significant media interest, telephone us on 0300 123 1231 and then complete and return the form. You may also call this number if you have problems completing the online form.
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