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National Legislation

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015

The Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance was updated in 2015 and the latest version of this guidance can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Working Together 2015

Children Act

Children Act 2004

Children Act 1989

Equalities Act

Equalities Act

Additional National Legislation & Guidance documents:

Safeguarding Disabled Children: Practice Guidance (Dept for Education 2009) – Advice setting out how agencies and professionals should work together to safeguard the welfare of disabled children.

Statutory guidance for making arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children under Section 11 of the Children Act 2004

Think-Family Toolkit: Improving Support for families at Risk – Strategic Overview

Partner Agency Protocols & Good Practice Guidance

Medical Assessment of children in cases of suspected abuse or neglect – NHS Buckinghamshire

Management of Bruises, Bites and Suspicious Marks on Children – NHS Buckinghamshire

Bucks Joint Protocol – Homeless 16 and 17 yr olds – Buckinghamshire County Council