Managing Safeguarding Allegations Against Staff Policy and Procedure

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This policy applies to all NHS England staff, and anyone working on behalf of or undertaking work or volunteering for NHS England,
including those staff registered as Performers on the National Performers List, i.e. GPs, Dental Practitioners, Pharmacists, and
Optometrists.

Summary

It provides a framework to ensure appropriate actions are taken to manage such allegations, regardless of whether they are made in connection with an employee’s/worker’s duties with NHS England or if they fall outside of this i.e. in their private life or any other capacity.