Dr Joanna Garstang

Consultant Paediatrician and Designated Doctor
@ Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust

Dr Joanna Garstang
  • Bio

Dr Joanna Garstang is a Consultant Community Paediatrician, Designated Doctor for Child Death for Birmingham and Solihull, and Visiting Senior Lecturer in Child Protection at the University of Birmingham. Her specialist areas are in safeguarding children, Child Death Review and Sudden Unexpected Death in Childhood. Joanna's PhD was an evaluation of multi-agency investigation of unexpected infant death from both the parents' and professionals' perspectives, more recently her research has focussed on improving multi-agency working in safeguarding and preventable child mortality. Joanna has been part of the team conducting the biennial and triennial analyses of Serious Case Reviews, and the more recent annual analysis of Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews. Joanna is currently funded by NIHR leading a study ‘Involving Parents and Staff in Learning from Child Deaths’.
Joanna is Chair of the Association of Child Death Review Professionals.

  • My Previous Events

  • Safeguarding Children 2023-London

    • 16-03-2023
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • The Royal National Hotel, London