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NICE Guideline: Child abuse and neglect

 

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This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

Clinical features of abuse and neglect (including physical injury) are covered in NICE’s guideline on child maltreatment. Recommendations relevant to both health and social care practitioners appear in both guidelines.

Link to guideline here

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RCPCH: Neglect and abuse in childhood could have long-term economic consequences

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s response to research showing that the potential socioeconomic impact of child neglect and abuse may persist for decades.

http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news/neglect-and-abuse-childhood-could-have-long-term-economic-consequences