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Safeguarding

Safeguarding is everybody's business

Abuse is defined as "a violation of an individual’s human and civil rights by any other person or persons."

Living a life free from abuse and violence is a fundamental right.

Safeguarding children

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The Safeguarding team includes specialist professionals who lead on all aspects of the health service contribution to safeguarding children, including Children who are in Care and Child Protection.

Safeguarding adults

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Safeguarding is about the actions we take to promote your health and wellbeing through delivering high quality care, and protecting vulnerable adults from the risk of abuse. Safeguarding has a high profile within the Trust and is ‘everybody’s business’.