Safeguarding: Children - Contact Details
Note: If you are aware that a child you have concerns about is resident in a different area from that of the practice the referral should be made to the Children’s Services of the area in which the child lives.
Bath & North East Somerset
If you have a concern about a child or young person, please call the Children and Families Duty and Assessment Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313
If outside of office hours please call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615165
If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999 and ask for police assistance.
Secure email: ChildCare_Duty@bathnes.gov.uk.
Children's Social Care Referral Form: to access this please click here
BaNES Local Safeguarding Children Board website: http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/children-young-people-and-families/child-protection
To report a concern about a child, please contact Children’s Services using one of the following numbers:
Bournemouth: 01202 735046
Bridport: 01308 422234
Christchurch: 01202 735046
Dorchester: 01305 221450
East Dorset & Ferndown: 01202 877445
North Dorset: 01258 472652
Poole: 01202 735046
Purbeck: 01929 553456
Weymouth & Portland: 01305 760139
If it is Out of Hours (evenings and weekends) please call: 01202 228866 (Dorset) Email : MASH@dorsetcc.gov.uk
or 01202 738256 (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorset inter-agency referral form: to access this please click here
Bournemouth & Poole inter-agency referral form: to access this please click here
Dorset Safeguarding Children Board website: http://www.dorsetlscb.co.uk/site/
Designated Doctor for NHS Dorset CCG: Dr Julie Doherty (safeguarding office): 01305 254748.
Designated Nurse for NHS Dorset CCG: Wendy Thorogood : 01305 213563 / 07824 835669.
Deputy Designated Nurse for NHS Dorset CCG: Helen Duncan-Jordan: 01305 213646 / 07795 882133.
Lead GP for Safeguarding Children Dr Peter Blick & Dr Isi Sosa: 01305 368031 / 368064.
Safeguarding Advisory Team, Forston Clinic, Dorchester: email@example.com
Named Nurse for DHUFT: Liz Balfe - firstname.lastname@example.org
Named Doctor for DHUFT: Judith Barnsley - 01305 584336
Guernsey & Alderney
If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or unborn baby you should consult with your manager or the designated person responsible for child protection in your organisation. If after discussion your concerns remain, you should make enquiries to the Multi-Agency Support Hub (MASH) in writing using the MASH enquiry form .
If you believe a child is being mistreated and is at risk of harm, please contact the MASH team as soon as possible on 01481 723182. If the matter is urgent and outside of office hours you can contact the duty social worker on 01481 725241. If you think a child is in immediate danger please call the police.
You can find out more about the MASH here .
If you are working as part of a Team Around the Child (TAC) you can find out more about the process here .
Child Protection Website: http://www.online-procedures.co.uk/guernsey/contents/
If you are after support for a family which is beyond that provided by HV/ usual GP/ schools support but falls below the statutory threshold for intervention then you could choose to refer to the Earl Help Hubs – this can be done by you, the family, the HV, midwife, children’s centre or school. Please see the leaflet here for more information for GPs: Hampshire Early Help Hubs (advice for GPs)
If you are a professional and you want to report a safeguarding concern about a child or young person, please complete the Interagency Referral Form: https://hampshire.firmstep.com/default.aspx/RenderForm/?F.Name=Md_9d1aRLwN&HideAll=1
For URGENT enquiries/referrals, please call 01329 225379 or email email@example.com
MASH information leaflet: http://www.iowscb.org.uk/sitedata/files/MASH_A4_DL.pdf
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board website: http://www.hampshiresafeguardingchildrenboard.org.uk/
If you have any concerns because you think that a child might be being abused and you want to talk to someone or ask someone to find out what is going on, you should contact the Children’s Services Department.
During office hours (8.30am – 5:00pm) - you should contact Children's Services: 0300 555 1384 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At all other times you should contact the out-of-hours Service: 0300 555 1373
If this line is engaged you will be put through to an answerphone. Leave your name and number and we will call you back as quickly as possible. For all emergency situations call 999.
Named GP Contacts
The named GPs each cover different geographical areas however they are also practicing GPs and therefore cover their named GP role part time. If you have any difficulty contacting the GP for your are when you need advice on the same day then please contact the Safeguarding admin team on 02380 627 645. They will then be able to advise you of the Duty Doctor for that day.
- Named GP, (Covers West Hampshire CCG), Clare Harris, 07506 734285, Clare.email@example.com, NHS West Hampshire CCG
- Named GP, (Covers North Hampshire CCG), Ayithri Sahadevan, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Named GP, (Covers North East Hampshire & Farnham CCG), Vacant position (contacts as above)
- Named GP, (Covers, South East Hampshire & Fareham & Gosport CCG) Vacant position (contacts, as above).
Other Points of Contact:
- Designated Doctor: Simon Jones, 07545 444299, email@example.com
- Designated Doctor for Rapid Response, Sheila Peters, 023 80 627645, Sheila.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Designated Nurse (Covers West Hampshire & North Hampshire CCG areas), Kim Jones DD: 023 80 627876, Mob: 07795 494 406 email@example.com
- Designated Nurse (Covers North East Hampshire, South East Hampshire & Fareham & Gosport CCG areas), Cynthia Condliffe, DD: 023 80 627427, Mob: 07785 270613, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Looked after Children: Naomi Black, DD: 023 80 622740, Mob: 07920 250768, Naomi.Black1@nhs.net,
- Safeguarding Administrators: Cindy Skelton email@example.com 023 8062 7645 (Children) Ali Bailey Alison.firstname.lastname@example.org 023 8062 7602 (Mainly adults)
Useful contacts for referrals:
MASH professional line 0300 555 1381.
Children’s Services: Children’s Referral Team (CRT)
- Use the Professionals line: 01329 225 379 Professionals line
- 0300 555 1384 General line
- 0300 555 1373 Out of hours line
Isle of Wight
If you are a professional & you want to report a safeguarding concern about a child or young person:
call 0300 300 0901 or email email@example.com
MASH information leaflet: http://www.iowscb.org.uk/sitedata/files/MASH_A4_DL.pdf
Interagency Referral Form: https://forms.hants.gov.uk/en/AchieveForms/?form_uri=sandbox-publish://AF-Process-7e6115a7-b0ba-484d-991f-084c1248ac72/AF-Stage-52cf8e73-0daf-47d4-bb55-0fdad856d3e6/definition.json&redirectlink=/en&cancelRedirectLink=/en
IOW Safeguarding Children Board website: http://www.iowscb.org.uk/
Isle of Wight Children’s Social Care, 0300 300 0117 or 0300 555 1373 out of hours.
If you have a concern about a child in Jersey, contact the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).
MASH provides a single point of contact for any concerns to do with children in Jersey.
MASH allows for information to be shared quickly and appropriately, so by acting as a team, vulnerable children and young people are kept safe.
Phone MASH +44 (0) 1534 519000
For Professional referrals, download the MASH enquiry form.
Safeguarding Partnership Board: https://safeguarding.je/
If you are concerned that a child has suffered harm, neglect or abuse, please contact Portsmouth Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) who can discuss this with you:
During office hours (Monday – Friday):
Portsmouth’s MASH 0845 671 0271 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of Office hours:
Emergency Duty Service – 0300 555 1373
If a child is at immediate risk of harm, call the Police on 999.
Professionals can contact MASH by telephone or email (see details above). This contact should be followed up with a written Inter-Agency Contact Form within 48 hours. For help completing this form please see the one minute guide .
The MASH is multi agency and brings together services such as from social care, education, health, police and children centres. The MASH aims to work together to offer the right help at an early stage to families who need support.
Portsmouth Local Safeguarding Children Board Website: http://www.portsmouthscb.org.uk/
If you are a professional and are worried that a child is at risk of harm, please contact Southampton MASH:
023 8083 2300 or email: email@example.com. Out of Hours (5:00pm – 8:30am): 023 8023 3344
Always call 999 in an emergency
Making a referral to MASH: http://southamptonlscb.co.uk/making-a-referral-to-mash/
MASH Referral Form: to access this please click here.
Southampton Local Safeguarding Children Board website: http://southamptonlscb.co.uk/
Southampton Social Services, 023 8083 3004 or 023 8083 3344 out of hours.
If you are concerned about the safety of a child, young person or an adult you can contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) responds to initial enquiries about children, young people and adults. The MASH is based at Guildford Police Station and combines Children's Service social workers, Adult's Service social workers, and health and police staff.
Availability: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 0300 470 9100
Out of hours phone: 01483 517898 to speak to our emergency duty team .
Email: emails are dealt with during normal office hours
For concerns for a child or young person: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secure email: if you want to report concerns for a child or young person using secure email, please contact: email@example.com
If you think that a child is in immediate danger, please contact the police emergency line by dialling 999
If you suspect that any child or young person is being abused or neglected, or you are otherwise concerned about their welfare or well-being, please get in touch with the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub immediately.
Telephone: 01793 466903 (during normal office hours which are 8.30am to 4.40pm Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday)
The Emergency Duty Service (EDS) is available outside office hours on 01793 436699
Alternatively you can call ChildLine for advice on 0800 1111 or email them by visiting www.childline.org.uk .
The email address for all paperwork for child protection case conferences is now firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition the word: [secure] needs to be written in the Subject line as well until the new email system at Swindon Borough Council has been authorised as sufficiently secure for NHS patient data.
Sussex Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures Manual: http://sussexchildprotection.procedures.org.uk/
A full listing of contact details can be found here: http://sussexchildprotection.procedures.org.uk/yqkth/appendices/local-contact-details
Brighton & Hove
Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) / Front Door for Families
C/O Whitehawk Community Hub and Library
179A Whitehawk Road
Telephone: 01273 290400
Out of Hours Emergency Duty Service
Telephone: 01273 335905 or 335906
Police - Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Investigations Unit
Telephone: 101 and ask for Brighton Safeguarding Investigations Unit.
Designated Professionals Brighton & Hove
Designated Doctor Safeguarding Children: 01273 238703
Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children: 01273 238703/ 07770 381421
Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
Telephone: 01273 295643
Single Point of Advice (SPoA) Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm and Fri 8.30am-4.30pm.
Phone: 01323 464222
Out of Hours Social Care Service - Children's services: 01273 335905/6
Child Protection Plans: 01323 466606
Safeguarding Investigations Unit
For all Safeguarding Investigations Unit, dial 101, and ask for the relevant team – Hastings, Eastbourne, Brighton, Littlehampton or Horsham
Reg Hooke – please contact the LSCB Admin, email@example.com
Designated Professionals East Sussex
Designated Doctor Safeguarding Children: 01424 758012
Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children: 01424 735664
Specialist Practitioner for Child Death: 01273 513441
Designated Nurse Looked After Children: 01323 446999
MASH: Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm: 01403 229900
At all other times, including nights, weekends and bank holidays, contact the 'out of hours' emergency team: 0330 222 6664
Designated Professionals West Sussex
Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children: 07770 800 247
Safeguarding Investigations Unit: Telephone 101 and ask for the Safeguarding Investigations Unit or in an emergency dial 999
If you are worried about a child please contact the MASH Team 0300 4560108. Out of hours, call 0300 4560100.
Email a Child Referral Protection form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inter-agency referral form: to access this please click here
Wiltshire Safeguarding Board website: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/children-young-people-protection