LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

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 Exploitation - see information on Sexual Exploitation, Gangs, County Lines, Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Radicalisation.

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.

Prevent - Myth Busting videos

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: 30 November 2023

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