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Designated Safeguarding Children / Looked After Children / Child Death Review (Norfolk and Waveney ICB)
Children’s Advice and Duty Service (Norfolk): 0344 800 8020
Suffolk MASH Customer First: 0808 800 4005

As Designated Professionals we offer a strategic and professional lead on all aspects of the health contribution to Safeguarding Children and Looked After Children (LAC) across Norfolk and Waveney. We represent health on the Norfolk Safeguarding Children Partnership, Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership and many of the sub-groups. We are responsible for advising on the quality and performance of all NHS providers on safeguarding issues.

Independent contractors and their employees have key roles to play in the identification of children who may have been abused, those who are at risk of harm and in subsequent intervention and protection; as such all staff have very clear safeguarding responsibilities.

The Safeguarding Children team provides governance, advice, training and supervision to other NHS organisations and training to Independent Contractors.

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Age Range: 18 and under
Target Groups: Baby / Neonatal, Children, Children (Pre School), Mother / Pregnant women, Young Adult / Teenager
Related Services: Adult Safeguarding Team (Norfolk and Waveney ICB)
Child Death Review Team (Norfolk and Waveney ICB)
James Paget University Hospital (Contacts and Communications) (James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Contacts and Communications (Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust)
Referral Procedure: We do not take referrals for patients or clients this service is solely for professionals.
How Service is Delivered: Service for professionals: Telephone / supervision / training and representation and forums including inter-agency.
Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m - 5 p.m.
An answerphone is available at other times.

This is a non-urgent service for professionals only - For urgent referrals, please contact: Social Services 24 hour Access Service Team on 0344 800 8020 and Suffolk MASH Customer First on Suffolk 0808 8004005 Keeping Children Safe website, Children's Services, Norfolk County Council.
Compliments / Complaints: Norfolk and Waveney ICB can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a Norfolk and Waveney ICB service, please contact the team on 01603 595857, or by email.
Locations Served: All Norfolk and Waveney
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Last updated: 05/01/2023    Last full review: 05/01/2023

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