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Update for Named and Designated Professionals in Health November 2017

Tuesday 7 November 2017
De Vere Venues Holborn Bars 138-142 Holborn, EC1N 2NQ, London, UK

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 Children and Social Work Act 2017

  • The Child Protection Designated Professionals Going Forward

  • Update on FGM.

  • Leadership in complex and challenging environments

  • Networking Opportunity


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)


“Speakers were excellent.”

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