Child Safeguarding

Under Review — this page was due to be reviewed by Thursday, 15 July 2021. The information shown here may be outdated.

Please scroll down to see a list of services related to this topic.


Covid-19 resources

The Royal College of General Practitioners has issued advice on Covid-19 and safeguarding. You can also view its Safeguarding adults during Covid-19 webinar recoording from 3 July 2020.

Women's Aid has published a Covid-19 resources page of joint-sector resources for survivors of domestic violence and the community, available in 15 different languages and British Sign Language.


NSPCC helpline

NSPCC is there for children and its helpline service is open every day with free support for anyone who’s worried about a child, over the phone, via email or through an online form.

t: 080 8800 5000 (8am-10pm Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm weekends)
e: help@nspcc.org.uk at any time
w: www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/our-services/nspcc-helpline


NHS Safeguarding app

The NHS Safeguarding app has been developed to act as a comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals, carers and citizens. It provides 24-hour, mobile access on up-to-date legislation and guidance across the safeguarding life course.

The app also provides information on how to report a safeguarding concern, and also has a directory of safeguarding contacts for every local authority in England, searchable by region.

Download the app via the NHS website.


On-call paediatric consultants

RFH Paediatric Consultant t: 020 7794 0500 bleep 1000
UCLH Paediatric Consultant Hotline t: 07803 853 567
WH Paediatric Consultant t: 07779 694 0840
St Mary's Paediatrics A&E t: 020 3312 6666 reg: 1202
Imperial College GP Advice Service t: 020 3311 6224


Area specific guidance for Camden

For related education, please see the Mandatory Training page.

Contact the team Monday to Friday for advice. You can call/email/leave a voicemail and they will aim to return your call within 48 hours.

For Children in immediate danger/requiring acute same-day review, please see further below.

Useful Contacts

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) t: 020 7974 3317

Area specific guidance for Barnet

The Child Safeguarding Resources page provides Barnet-specific policies and guidance, as well as relevant videos and training information.

Useful Contacts

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Children's Services Contact Team t: 020 7527 7400

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

Contact the MASH team on 020 8359 4066 if you are concerned about a child or young person in Barnet and provide as much information as you can. Outside of these hours, care and welfare concerns about children and young people that need an immediate response should be reported to the emergency duty team on 020 8359 2000.


Area specific guidance for Enfield

Visit the Child Safeguarding: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Enfield page for Enfield-specific resources.

Useful Contacts

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor CDOP (see right)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) t: 020 8379 5555

Area specific guidance for Haringey

Visit the Child Safeguarding: Haringey page for Haringey-specific resources.

Useful Contacts

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Haringey Children and Young People's Services t: 020 8489 2943

Area specific guidance for Islington

Visit the Child Safeguarding: Islington page for Islington-specific resources.

For related education, please see the Mandatory Training page.

Useful Contacts

  • Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children (see right)
  • CSCT Referrals t: 020 7527 7400

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Danusan Sathiyaseelan

NCL Wide

NCL Safeguarding Coordinator

Dr Prashant Desai

Barnet

Named GP for Safeguarding Children

Caroline Loake

Barnet

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Dr Paul de Keyser

Barnet

Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Yvonne Conway

Barnet

Designated Nurse for Children Looked After

Dr Claire Agathou

Camden

Named GP for Safeguarding Children

Christine Jenkinson

Camden

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Dr Claire Taylor

Camden

Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Sue Pritchard

Camden

Designated Nurse for Children Looked After

Dr Vip Thiagarasah

Enfield

Named GP for Safeguarding Children

Dr Piyusha Kapilla

Enfield

Designated Doctor CDOP

Mary Murril

Enfield

Designated Nurse for Children Looked After

Chantel Palmer

Enfield

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Dr Andres Freiberg

Enfield

Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Dr Julie Thomas

Haringey

Named GP for Safeguarding Children

Lynn Carrington

Haringey

Designated Nurse for Children Looked After

Dr Bianca Lee

Haringey

Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Miranda Tapfumanei

Haringey

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Dr Katarina Harris

Islington

Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Marie Fitzpatrick

Islington

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Yvonne Conway

Islington

Designated Nurse for Children Looked After


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Child Safeguarding Resources (Barnet)

Barnet w: https://gps.northcentrallondon.icb.nhs.uk

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Self-refer

Urgent and Emergency Care

Urgent and Emergency Care for Children


Review date: Thursday, 15 July 2021