We aim to work closely with families and other professionals to provide safe, high-quality services for children and young people in need.
Telephone: 01234 223599
The Bedford Borough Council Children in Need Procedures Manual (2012) is a comprehensive guide for all professionals. Although it is important that GPs are familiar with the whole document, the following sections may be particularly relevant when deciding who to refer:
Please note: when seeking/receiving advice in regard to patient care and making referrals, NHS Connecting for Health Information Governance standards and policies must be adhered to.
Please click on the links below to access the procedure/guidance:
Information Sharing Protocol (Bedford Borough Local Safeguarding Children Board
Last updated: 26/10/2015
Update due: 26/10/2016