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Child Protection Update

Thu Feb 6, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Child Protection Update is a workshop aimed at level 3 of Safeguarding children and young people: roles and competences for health care staff- INTERCOLLEGIATE DOCUMENT Fourth edition: January 2019.

"To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competences to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing, and to take effective action as appropriate to their role."

Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and competencies for healthcare staff (January 2019).

Topics Covered: 


  • ​Neglect

  • Non- Accidental injury

  • Female Genital Mutilation

  • Outcomes for Child Protection

  • Child Protection and the courts

  • Child Sexual Abuse - physical signs and common presentations

  • Common presentation of Child Abuse

  • Imaging in suspected inflicted injury.

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Bite Mark Injuries in Child Protection: The role of the Forensic Odontologist and Child Protection Team

  • Bruises & Burns

Speakers Include:

  • Dr Heather Payne, Consultant Paediatrician & Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University

  • Dr Caren Landes, Consultant, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

  • Dr Ruth Skelton, Consultant Paediatrician, Designated Doctor for Child Protection

  • Dr Roland Kouble, Forensic Odontologist

  • Dr Sian Moynihan, Designated Doctor, National Safeguarding Team (NHS Wales)


Who Should Attend:

This conference is for all health professionals who work with children and their carers. It will be of particular interest to paediatricians, child psychologists, child psychiatrists, children’s nurses, health visitors, school nurses, allied health professionals, sexual health staff, GPs and midwives.

Cost of attendance is:

£200 + £40 VAT (if paying online or by cheque).

£230 + £46 VAT (if paying by invoice to your employer).

To arrange to pay by Cheque please email


“Speakers were excellent.”

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