Physical signs of child sexual abuse 2015 update - additional information

This evidence-based review and guidance for best practice is a revision of the 2008 Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) publication 'The Physical Signs of Child Sexual Abuse’. Based on the best available evidence, it has been produced in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP) and The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM).

Additional information

Educational resources

The Physical Signs of Child Sexual Abuse – Webinar Series


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