LASSL(2000) 18: Personal Social Services (PSS) Funding 2001-02, Quality Protects, Children’s SSA and Special Grant – Department of Health

Quality Protects is beginning to fulfill its aim – to transform services and outcomes for our most vulnerable children. Initially a three-year programme, it has received its extension to a five-year programme, running to 2004.

LAC (2000) 22 HSC (2000) 033: Quality Protects programme: transforming children’s services, 2001-2002 – Department of Health

Quality Protects is beginning to fulfill its aim – to transform services and outcomes for our most vulnerable children. Initially a three-year programme, it has received its extension to a five-year programme, running to 2004.

HSC (2000) 007: No secrets – guidance on developing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse – Department of Health

The Government wishes to improve the arrangements for dealing with incidents of adult abuse. In September 1999 the Department of Health issued a consultative draft copy of ‘No Secrets’ for comment. We now enclose copies of the final, published document.

EL (88) P 95 : Diagnosis of child sexual abuse: Guidance for doctors. Child Protection: guidance for senior nurses, health visitors and midwives. Child sexual abuse: Survey report inter-agency-co-operation in England and Wales

EL (88) P 95 : Diagnosis of child sexual abuse: Guidance for doctors. Child Protection: guidance for senior nurses, health visitors and midwives. Child sexual abuse: Survey report inter-agency-co-operation in England and Wales

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults: general practice reporting: Letter from Dr David Geddes – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Letter requesting action from STP areas to review support in place to support general practice reporting in response to safeguarding requests for children and vulnerable adults.

Childhood vulnerability in numbers: Need, spend, and the millions of children in England who miss out – Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Commissioner’s infographic report that examines the latest scale of, and trends over time in, rates of childhood vulnerability. It estimates the total number of children in England currently receiving statutory support or intervention (those who are ‘in the system’),

Child sexual exploitation: How public health can support prevention and intervention: Literature search to identify the latest international research about effective interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation – Public Health England

This literature search is a summary of the latest international research about effective interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.

Child sexual exploitation: How public health can support prevention and intervention – Public Health England

This report summarises the emerging evidence from the UK on the issue of child sexual exploitation. It provides practice examples to support local public health leaders to establish a public health framework for prevention and intervention.

Respect Women: Preventing violence against women – World Health Organization

Violence against women is a major public health problem rooted in gender inequality and is a gross violation of women’s human rights, affecting the lives and health of millions of women and girls. This framework outlines steps for a public

Advocacy for children: Children and young people’s advocacy in England – Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Commissioner report that aims to take stock of advocacy provided by local authorities three years on and to highlight ongoing issues observed by the Children’s Commissioner’s Help at Hand service, which provides advice and help to children in care.

Missed opportunities: What lessons can be learned from failings at the North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust – The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

A report on the Ombudsman’s investigations into the deaths of two vulnerable young men. It finds significant failings in their mental health care and treatment.