The aim of the NSCPH, an initiative developed under the auspices of the North South Ministerial Council, is to enhance and share child protection knowledge and information within children’s services throughout the island of Ireland by  providing daily updated internet access to:
abstracts and (where available) full reports of national and international research in the field of child protection;

court judgements relevant to child protection in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the rest of the UK and Europe national and regional child protection policy documents and procedural guidance;

reports of child protection inspections and inquiries and published summaries of serious case reviews;

key legislation and published statistics relevant to child protection;

information about child protection conferences, seminars, training and development events; and written and video media coverage of child protection news and issues.