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Safeguarding children, young people & vulnerable adults

As a major regional centre specialising in the health of women and their children, Liverpool Women’s is committed to making sure that all patients are cared for in a safe and secure environment.

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust has a responsibility and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Every employee of the Trust has a responsibility and is duty bound always to act in the best interest of a child or adult about whom we may have concerns.

Our Safeguarding Team provide advice and support to all service users of Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust with regards to any safeguarding concerns.

Our Safeguarding Team acts as a conduit between Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust and external agencies to ensure a safe environment for staff and safe services for our patients.
Our Safeguarding Team also ensures partnership working by representing Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust in various committee's and boards, including Local Safeguarding Children Board and the Local Safeguarding Adults Boards, Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Committee (MARAC), Multi- Agency Child Sexual Exploitation (MACSE), Multi Agency Public Protection Assessment (MAPPA) and Harmful Practices Group.

We have a dedicated safeguarding team which comprises of:

  • Associate Director of Safeguarding for Children and Adults and Named Nurse & Midwife for Safeguarding Children (0151 702 4375)
  • Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children
  • Named Doctor for Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Manager and Trust Prevent Lead
  • Named Nurse for Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Specialist Nurse & Midwife
  • Safeguarding Practitioner
  • Safeguarding Support (0151 702 4267)

Our main contact number is 0151 702 4267 for the Safeguarding Team or you can email We are proud of our achievements and the excellence of our people.

Our Declaration

In line with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission - the independent regulator for health and social care in the UK - we have published a Declaration of our systems for the safeguarding of children and young people, which include unborn babies, young children and adults.

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