A summary from this committee, which is responsible for championing the safeguarding agenda for children and young people and which meets three times a year.
Our webinar series talks the viewer through the chapters of the 2015 publication.
FFLM develops and maintains high standards of competence and professional integrity in forensic and legal medicine. Here are summaries of reports produced by FFLM, relevant to child protection and safeguarding guidance.
To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competences to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing, and to take effective action as appropriate to their role. This is an intercollegiate compet...
Also known as the 'purple book', this guidance is for best practice and issues of clinical practice to aid clinical decision-making in examining children referred for evaluation of possible sexual abuse. Here, you can request or purchase a print edition. You can also download additional information ...
As child health professionals, child protection plays a role in everything we do. It is about protecting individual children identified as suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm as a result of abuse or neglect. Safeguarding is a broader issue, and covers how we ensure children grow up in a...
This chapter looks at poverty, the child protection system and counselling sessions by Childline.
Our subject guides on a range of child health topics are for researchers interested in child health and the history of paediatrics. Abuse and neglect have profound effects on a child’s health.