This is joint statutory guidance from the Department for Education and the Department of Health. It is for local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and NHS England. It is issued under sections 10 and 11 of the Children Act 2004 and the above must have regard to it when exercising their functions.
This is a resource for Health Professionals and aims to support continuing improvement in the response from health and care services and allied healthcare partners. Drawing on the NICE multi-
The Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit (MSHTU) is a multi-
This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness. It does not give healthcare professionals recommendations on how to diagnose, confirm or disprove child maltreatment.
This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline aims to help anyone working with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.
This document is a ‘Definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation’. This advice is non statutory and has been produced to help the above to identify child sexual exploitation and take appropriate action in response.This includes the management, disruption and prosecution of perpetrators.
A pocket guide to provide practical information to healthcare staff to safeguard children and young people. The guide includes a definition, signs and indicators of possible CSE, risk factors, myth busting and information sharing. The pocket guide also has a section on ‘What to do if you suspect a child or young person is at risk of CSE’ followed by Key Messages and a number of National Contacts.
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