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Update for Named and Designated Professionals in Health February 2018

Thursday 22 February 2018
Britannia Hotel Manchester Portland Street Manchester M1 3LA

This one day Level 4 and 5 (intercollegiate document) conference is aimed at assisting named and designated professionals discharge their responsibilities with regards to safeguarding the welfare of children.

 

“All health care staff need education, support and leadership both locally and nationally in order to fulfil their duties to safeguard and protect children and young people”

Safeguarding children and young people: roles and competencies for health care staff INTERCOLLEGIATE DOCUMENT Third edition: March 2014

Named and designated professionals for Children Looked After and Safeguarding play a critical role in promoting local practice, supporting others and providing strategic guidance in their local area.

 

Topics Covered: 

 

  • Update on relevant national policies and their implications for practice​

  • Update on Children and Social Work Act 2017

  • Update on FGM- what next?

  • Social media and Child Sexual Exploitation

  • Leadership in complex and challenging environments

  • How to be an effective multiagency partner​

 

Who Should Attend:
 

This one day conference is aimed at professionals who have specific child protection responsibilities such as named doctors, named nurses, named health visitors, named midwives (in organisations delivering maternity services), named health professionals in ambulance organisations and named GPs for Organisations commissioning Primary Care. 


Also designated doctors and nurses, leading paediatricians, consultant/lead nurses, Child Protection Nurse Advisers (Scotland)

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