Recommendations – Child Safeguarding: Information Sharing Guidance for Healthcare Professionals working in Police Custody

  • 04/05/2020
  • Categories: Recommendations, Forensic Practitioner

This guidance applies to all young people under 18, regardless of mental capacity, including those who are 16 and 17 years old.

Safeguarding a child’s needs takes priority over any adult’s needs. Fears about sharing information must not stand in the way of the paramount professional responsibility to promote the welfare and safety of children.