Safeguarding

Chiltern CCG will make sure that the protection of patients from abuse in central to all our work. The CCG is committed to ensuring that our patients and service users, from the unborn baby through the ages to the vulnerable elderly, are safeguarded from abuse or risk of abuse. Please see our Safeguarding Framework (DOCUMENT TO FOLLOW) for more information.

Effective safeguarding can only take place in partnership with other agencies and we are committed to the multi-agency procedures of Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board and Safeguarding Adults Board. The safeguarding lead for the two Buckinghamshire CCGs can be contacted on 01296 585916.

Are you concerned about a child?

If you think a child or young person under the age of 18 years is being abused or neglected, please inform Buckinghamshire County Council Children’s Social Care First response Team or the police.

First Response Team:

Telephone: 0845 4600 001
Local rate: 01296 383962
Out of hours: 0800 999 7677

Are you concerned about an adult?

If you or someone you know is being mistreated or abused please call Buckinghamshire County Council on Careline 0800 137 915