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Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Boards' Revised Safeguarding Children Procedures June 2012

Key changes have been made to the Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Procedures. These changes primarily reflect local
developments as a result of serious case reviews, other forms of review and findings from multi-agency audit activity.

Complete Procedures June 2012 - click here

Memo Version - click here

The pathway is guidance for clinicians relating to safeguarding children, based on NICE guidance.  It also contains local contact numbers for social care referral and sources of advice and support.

Click Here For Pathway

 The Optical Confederation has also published guidance on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults for optical practitioners and optical practices. The guidance, developed in collaboration with the College of Optometrists and the Department of Health, sets out what optical staff and practices need to do. Details of common signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect are included with a simple protocol which all optical practitioners and staff can follow.

The guidance is supported by an online training module.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 14:56  

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