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

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.


Footnotes

Introduction and Purpose of Guidance

1. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/12/09134441/0 - National Guidance on Child Protection 2010.

2. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/03/19102/34604 - Framework for Standards 2004

3. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright - Getting it Right for Every Child

Chapter 1

4. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/03/22145900/8 Pathway of care for vulnerable children and families.

5. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/07/9484 Getting our Priorities Right updated good practice framework for all child and adult service practitioners working with children and families affected by problem parental alcohol and/or drug use.

6. http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/13257.asp Protecting Children and Young People: The Responsibilities of all Doctors.

7. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/07/9484 Getting Our Priorities Right updated good practice framework for all child and adult service practitioners working with children and families affected by problem parental alcohol and/or drug use.

Chapter 4

8. http://www.nice.org.uk/CG89

9. http://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/clinical-resources/child-and-adolescent-health/safeguarding-children-toolkit.aspx

10. http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/13257.asp

Chapter 5

11. http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/hwdwpcamtn_tcm4-712893.pdf How well do we protect children?

12. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2005/02/20675/52303 Protecting Children and Young People: Child Protection Committees

Chapter 7

13. http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/13257.asp - Protecting Children and Young People the Responsibility of all doctors.

14. http://www.nmc-uk.org/Publications/Standards/The-code/Introduction/ NMC Code Standards of conduct, performance and ethics 2008

Appendix 5

15. NSPCC December 2011 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/resourcesforprofessionals/underones/all_babies_count_wda85568.html

16. Thematic report of Ofsted's evaluation of serious case reviews from April 2007 - 31 March 2011 http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/resources/ages-of-concern-learning-lessons-serious-case-reviews

17. Children aged under two referred to the Children's Reporter SCRA Children aged under 2 years referred to the Children's Reporter

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