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These guidelines are based on Working Together to Safeguard Children and the RCPCH Child Protection Guidance for Paediatricians.

What to do if you are concerned that a child is being abused
Guidance on how to respond if you are concerned a child or young person is being abused

National Safeguarding Guidance
National guidance on safeguarding children and young people

The Child Protection Medical Assessment
We have guidance on conducting a Child Protection Examination including
There is a proforma examination pack to download and complete:

Specific Patterns of Child Abuse
You can find guidance on specific patterns of injury including:
RCPCH Guidance on