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Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Protecting children and young people

The Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust recognises that all children and young people have a right to be protected and that all adults have a responsibility to protect them from harm.

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We are committed to ensuring that systems and services are in place that aim to promote children's wellbeing and prevent them from suffering harm and work collaboratively with other agencies.

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Safeguarding Children and Adults

Head of Safeguarding and Named Nurse, Safeguarding Children and Adults
Julie Harris

Nurse Specialist, Safeguarding Children
Liz Watson

Nurse Specialist, Safeguarding Adults
Anthony Archambault

Nurse Advisor, Safeguarding Children
Claire Hughes

Telephone : 01952 580387
Emails: Shropcom.safeguardingchildren@nhs.net; Shropcom.safeguardingadults@nhs.net

Child Death Overview Process

Nurse Specialist, Child Death Reviews (CDOP)
Bea Jones

CDOP Administrator and Secretary to Head of Safeguarding/Nurse Specialists
Sam Wheatley

Telephone : 01952 580387
Emails: Shropcom.cdop@nhs.net;


Looked after Children Teams

Nurse Specialist Looked after Children (Telford & Wrekin)
Tiffany Forrester

Nurse Advisor Looked after Children (Telford & Wrekin)
Kirstie Peacock

Looked After Children Administrators (Telford & Wrekin)
Lizzie Chambers and Sara Williams
Tel : 01952 580390
Email : Shropcom.lookedafterchildren@nhs.net


Nurse Specialist Looked after Children (Shropshire)
Laura Caldecott

Looked After Children Administrator (Shropshire)
Jess Gough
01743 450800 extension 3823
Email : Shropcom.lookedafterchildren@nhs.net

Who are we?

Trust Commitment to Safeguarding Children and Young People

Responsibility at Trust Board Level

A Director takes responsibility for reporting to the board on safeguarding children issues. This is currently:

Steve Gregory - Executive Director of Nursing and Operations with safeguarding responsibility

Named Professionals for Safeguarding Children and Young People

The Named Professionals for Safeguarding Children and Young People act as a resource for information and guidance:

  • Named Doctor: Dr Samantha Postings
  • Head of Safeguarding : Julie Harris

Find out more about Safeguarding

Anyone interested in finding out more about Safeguarding can also refer to the relevant Safeguarding Children and Young People guidelines:

Who to contact if you have concerns

Members of the public with concerns relating to safeguarding children and young people can refer to the guidelines listed above, or contact the local help desks:

  • Shropshire Council Initial Contact Team on 03456 789021
  • Telford and Wrekin Family Connect on 01952 385385
Next review due: 1 September 2020