Child Safeguarding

Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team 01226 787789

CCG’s safeguarding policy

This policy covers both adults and children

Flowcharts/ Guidance

Thresholds for intervention

Safeguarding flowchart 

Protocol for the management of actual or suspected bruising in non-mobile infants 

Bruising in young babies - information leaflet

Private fostering - flow chart to help identify private fostering

Essential staff information safeguarding children leaflet 

Special Guardianship Orders - what are they ?

Human Trafficking - identifying and supporting victims - guidance for healthcare professionals

Human trafficking - referral pathway 

Was not brought  - General Practice Staff Guidance on Children and Young People Who Are Not Brought To Healthcare Appointments

Referral form

Barnsley Children's Social Care Record of Contact form 

This referral form is available as a system enabler referral form on SystmOne or EMIS  

Multi Agency- Team work

Health visitors/School nurse links to GP Practices   0-19 Service contacts 

MASH Multi agency safeguarding Hub - information sharing leaflet

Helping Families

Barnsley Families Information Service Directory 

Family Intervention Service Bernslai Homes 


Multi-agency safeguarding training 

Rethinking "did not attend" 

Sexual/Domestic Abuse

Pocket guide Child Sexual Exploitation

Sexual Behaviours traffic light tool  

IDAS Domestic Abuse Services

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)  published on 1.12.16 its first volume of summaries from the Truth Project.  You can find a news release and a link to the summaries on the IICSA website, via this link.

Female Genital Mutilation FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - guide for healthcare professionals 

Registration for the Female Genital Mutilation enhanced data set

RCGP FGM Resources 

Terms used for FGM 

Useful website / information 

Safeguarding Children in Barnsley website 

Criminal Exploitation  / country lines video 

Child exploitation disruption toolkit and supporting publications from NSPCC

Children and young people trafficked for the purpose of criminal exploitation -  tool kit for professionals 

What we all need to know about sexual images of under 18s

Information Sharing - Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers

National Documents/Guidelines

GMC Protecting children and  young people - The responsibilities of all doctors

Intercollegiate document - Competencies for Safeguarding Children 

Working together to safeguard children - statutory guidance on inter-agency working 

Safeguarding Children Toolkit for General Practice  

 Read Codes for Safeguarding Children. The CCG would like to use a standardised approach to coding using the identified codes that based on a three stage approach to coding Child Maltreatment