NHS England has a number of policies in place in order to discharge its statutory requirements and appropriate accountability for the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of harm or abuse. The policies for safeguarding set out in the legislation and codes of conduct and behaviours required of employees of NHS England. […]
Safeguarding NHS England Safeguarding team is working together to help protect children, young people and adults in all communities. NHS England Safeguarding team believes every citizen matters for NHS Safeguarding. About NHS England Safeguarding Find out more about how we are working together to help protect children, young people and adults in all communities. NHS […]
The Director of Nursing in NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer NHS England/Improvement explains the reforms to ensure the safeguarding of children and other vulnerable people: I am pleased to launch the revised NHS Safeguarding Accountability and Assurance Framework (SAAF). This framework has been updated to reflect the safeguarding reforms that have passed through government since the last […]
The guidance is aimed at providers of NHS mental health services and contains information applicable to mental health professionals who work within them. It is designed to support providers and staff to exercise their statutory and professional duties to safeguard vulnerable adults, children and young people at risk of radicalisation. It sets out expectations and […]
In Summary A Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service: identifies people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities coming into contact with the justice system assesses and refers the identified individual to an appropriate treatment or support service shares, with consent, information gained from assessments with criminal justice agencies and the judiciary, so […]
Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk in the NHS: Safeguarding accountability and assurance framework
The purpose of this document is to set out clearly the safeguarding roles and responsibilities of all individuals working in providers of NHS funded care settings and NHS commissioning organisations.
Guidance for mental health services in exercising duties to safeguard people from the risk of radicalisation
This guidance is aimed at staff working in NHS mental health services. It is designed to support providers and staff to exercise their statutory and professional duties to safeguard vulnerable adults, children and young people at risk of radicalisation.
Ahead of the 6th National Safeguarding Conference, taking place on 9 April 2019, the Director of Nursing for NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England examines the achievements of 2018 and highlights what we can expect in 2019: 2018 was quite a year for safeguarding. I am really grateful to all safeguarding professionals […]
New films: supporting children and young people using L&D February 2019 The youth pathway of the Stoke and Staffordshire L&D service, Midlands Partnership Trust, recently commissioned 3 films which cover the work the L&D service does. These explain the ways they help children and young people and includes two stories from young people with lived […]