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National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland, 28/12/12 [S]

The Scottish Government has published guidance intended to act as a practical reference point for all healthcare staff working within an adult and child service context.

 It highlights the specific roles and responsibilities of specialist staff working in particular settings wherever children and young people will usually be seen. It sets out the framework to aid practitioners in their role in dealing with child protection concerns.

This Guidance is supplementary to, and should be read in conjunction with, the Scottish Government National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2010 "the National Guidance".

For full details see National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland which is available from the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland