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National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland

National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland

Friday, December 28, 2012

ISBN: 9781782563143

This guidance is intended to act as a practical reference point for all healthcare staff working within an adult and child service context. It highlights the specific roles and responsibilities of specialist staff working in particular settings wherever children and young people will usually be seen. It sets out the framework to aid practitioners in their role in dealing with child protection concerns.

Executive Summary

Revised national child protection Guidance (a revision of "The Pink Book") for health professionals in Scotland. This Guidance is supplementary to, and should be read in conjunction with, the Scottish Government National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2010 "the National Guidance".