Safeguarding Topics for Health Professionals
Information about FGM, CSE, neglect, young carers and more.
Concealed Pregnancies - see information and link to the NSCB guidance on Concealed Pregnancies.
Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) - see the Tackling CSE Toolkit for Health Professionals
Domestic Violence - definition, link to the NSCB's Domestic Violence Policy and e-training on Domestic Violence.
E Safety - How safe are you and your children online? Information on how to protect yourself online.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - recent changes to the Serious Crime Act and mandatory requirement for healthcare professionals (and others) to report incidents of FGM to the police.
Mental Health - local online assistance with mental health; single point of referral for children and young people with mental health issues.
Neglect - common signs that a child is being neglected.
Resistant Families / Disguised Compliance - information for professional experiencing resistant families or working with disguised compliance.
Young Carers - when a child or young person becomes a carer, they should be identified and supported through a Young Carers Needs Assessment.
Last updated: 22 March 2016