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 England Safeguarding app

The NHS England Safeguarding app is a resource for healthcare professionals to increase their awareness and understanding of safeguarding requirements.

Workstreams

Find out more about our current workstreams.

Safeguarding policies and annual report

The organisation 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.

News and blogs

Preventing modern slavery: the role of the NHS

In the lead up to the 2019 National Safeguarding Conference, the Chief Executive of STOP THE TRAFFIK offers advice to NHS staff on how to spot the signs, report potential cases and help stop modern slavery:  Human trafficking and modern slavery is happening every day across the UK, affecting thousands of men, women and children. […]