See Hear Respond is a partnership to help children, young people and families cope with the Covid-19 crisis. The partnership will quickly identify and support children, young people and families who are struggling to cope with the impacts of coronavirus.
Its aim is to provide early intervention before these children reach the threshold for statutory intervention. Access a professional referral form here.
The following safeguarding contact links were checked in December 2019.
For Buckinghamshire CCG, go to:
and scroll down to the ‘Safeguarding’ dropdown box for contact details.
You can also report a concern about a child directly via this link: https://www.bucksscp.org.uk/concerned-about-child/professionals-report-a-concern/
For advice on reporting concerns about an adult in Bucks, go to http://www.buckinghamshirepartnership.gov.uk/safeguarding-adults-board/information-for-professionals/ and download the poster.
For Milton Keynes CCG, go to:
and click the link for ‘Designated and named professional’ for contact details.
You can also report a concern about an adult or child directly by following this link: https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/safeguarding-people-at-risk
Visit the local Safeguarding Board websites for lots more information:
In August 2019 the Optical Confederation produced updated advice on Safeguarding, Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberties and the Prevent Strategy, including template referral forms. This is available to download from this page.
The BCSB Keeping Children Safe leaflet is available on this page for you to download and keep a copy in the practice.
In 2012, the old Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) were merged into a single new organisation called the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs.