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Posts Tagged ‘child protection news’

Child Safeguarding guidance reforms

Information sharing and child protection guidance for health professionals are to be overhauled after current guidance has been found to be confusing. A new Statutory code is due to published in May 2013 following a review by Dame Fiona Caldicott.
 The new code is expected to give clearer guidance on information sharing and patient confidentiality to ensure the safeguarding of…

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Senior Conservative named but is innocent

Recent allegations made in relation to child protection issues in care homes in North Wales have led to a senior conservative politican being named online as being involved. However, the individual responsible for naming him has today said that it was a case of mistaken identity. He had originally identified a man to police in…

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Labour calls for lessons to be learned

Labour party leader, Ed Milliband, has today called for a wide-reaching inquiry covering the BBC, the NHS and Broadmore secure hospital following recent allegations about an ex-presenter of BBC Television Children’s programmes including Jim’ll Fix It and Top Of The Pops. Deputy Labour party leader, Harriet Harman has said that lessons must be learned from…

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Stranger Danger – Startling facts

Back in the 1970s, I remember being given A4 sheets to colour in, one of which depicted a wolf holding a bag of sweets out to a young girl dressed in a red cloak (reminding me of the story of little red riding hood, of course). The heading on the sheet was “Don’t talk to…

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