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Protecting children and young people: responsibilities of doctors

 

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Protecting children and young people: responsibilities of doctors

This guidance is aimed at supporting doctors who have to deal with a wide range of complex child protection issues.

It makes clear the responsibilities of doctors in this area and advises where they can turn for support. It also includes new advice for doctors on information sharing, working in partnership with other agencies, consent for child protection examinations and acting as a witness in court. More ….