(For treatment side effects and complications only)
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre recognises that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. All staff have a duty to identify and respond to safeguarding concerns across the Trust.
The Safeguarding Team provides specialist advice, training and support to staff in regards to the following:
The team provides services across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales.
The Safeguarding Team
Executive Lead – Chief Nurse
Safeguarding Lead – Deputy Chief Nurse
Named Nurse for Safeguarding
Named Doctor for Safeguarding
Safeguarding Practitioner – Prevent Lead
The team provides advice and support from 9am-4:45pm Monday – Friday and can be reached via:
0151 318 8668
Safeguarding means protecting an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.
The Care Act 2014 describes an adult at risk as:
6 principles of Safeguarding Adults:
The Children Act 1989 states that the local authority (social services) has a duty to investigate if there is reasonable cause to suspect a child is suffering or is likely to suffer significant harm.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018
All organisations have a duty to:
Domestic abuse can be a single incident or a pattern of incidents of abusive behaviour.This could be perpetrated by a partner or an ex-partner, but also by a family member who is aged 16 or over.
Domestic abuse can include:
Prevent is one of the four key principles of CONTEST.
Prevent focuses on working with vulnerable individuals who may be at risk of being exploited by radicalisers and subsequently drawn into terrorist activity.
The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a duty on all NHS staff to refer to Prevent where there are concerns that a person may be vulnerable to exploitation.
Isle of Man:
Adults and Children:
Safeguarding Information and Support
PACE – Parents against Child Exploitation
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Surviving Economic Abuse
Honour Based Violence
Modern Slavery Helpline
Counter Terrorism Policing