VCFSE Safeguarding Network

The Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership and Somerset Safeguarding Adult Board will be holding VCFSE Safeguarding Network Events this summer! This is open to anyone working in a Voluntary, Community, Faith or Social Enterprise organisation in Somerset which works with children, vulnerable adults or both. Come along to find out more about the work of the […]

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SWISH – Target Outreach Team

The Somerset Wide Integrated Sexual Health (SWISH) service provides sexual health and contraceptive support around the county. Within SWISH we have a ‘Targeted Outreach’ team who travel the county and make our services more accessible to at risk groups, such as those experiencing child exploitation. Our young people’s nurse Marina says: ‘I’ve been a Young

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We want the world to unite against Child Exploitation on Monday 18th March

The National Child Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding Child Exploitation (CE); encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero-tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children exploiting and abusing their peers. National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – STOP CE – (stop-ce.org)– official information (paragraph above

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The P Pod: Safeguarding Unborn Babies Through Complex Care Midwifery

In this episode we speak with Jayden Mills, Complex Care Midwife with Somerset Foundation Trust (SFT), about how she and the WREN Team support parents with complex needs and ensure effective safeguarding in the Pre-Birth period. If you’d like to find out more about the WREN Team please visit: The WREN team – Maternity (somersetft.nhs.uk)

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NEW! Updated South West Child Protection Procedures manual for 2024

Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership, in collaboration with Tri-X and the south west regional Consortium group, have updated the South West Child Protection Procedures manual and lunched it on a brand new platform for 2024! Somerset has its own site, which provides a ‘gateway’ to the shared child protection procedures for the region, in addition to

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