Children’s Health and Safeguarding

HOW TO REPORT ABUSE:

Hertfordshire:

Hertfordshire Children’s Services (including out of hours): 0300 123 4043

Bedfordshire:
Rapid Intervention and Assessment Team (Duty Desk) – 01582 547653
Emergency Duty Team – 0300 300 8123
Public Protection Support Team – 01234 846960

The Child Abuse Investigation Unit: via 101.  This is a specialist team within the police with countywide responsibility for undertaking child protection investigations.

Useful local resources for Professionals:

Local Safeguarding Boards

Local Authority Children’s Department

TRAINING:

Hertfordshire Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training

Hertfordshire Hidden Abuse Conference Sept & Nov 2016 and Feb 2017

Further Resources – toolkits and guidance

Children’s Health – Prevention and Education

Useful sites for more General Paediatrics Education

Resources for Patients

Prevention, Health Education, Health Promotion, Standards, Commissioning

Chronic and Long Term Illness in Children

Asthma

Cancer and Palliative Care

Cystic Fibrosis

Diabetes Mellitus

Epilepsy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Juvenile Arthritis

Mental Health

Renal Disease

Paediatric Continence

Transition

Links for national strategy, aims and objectives for service and training provision, and broader commissioning issues

Prevention and Health Education

Commissioning and Commissioning Guides

Last reviewed on October 2016 (HB)