This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Safeguarding for Clinicians and Practice Colleagues

For urgent safeguarding issues relating to children

Front Door for Families

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) & Assessment Service is now held within Front Door for Families

Weekdays: Call: 01273 290400
Email: FrontDoorForFamilies@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk
Out of Hours: Call 01273 335905 or 01273 335906

Please follow the link for the online referral form for this service.

If the child or young person is at risk of significant harm then consent to the referral is not mandatory.

Brighton and Hove Helping Children and Families Threshold Framework

Please follow the link for the Brighton and Hove Helping Children and Families Threshold Framework.

For urgent safeguarding issues relating to adults

Contact the Police on 999

For referral and advice contact Brighton & Hove City Council Adult Social Care Team

Call: 01273 295555

Who can I contact if I need support or advice?

  1. Discuss with your line manager if possible.
  2. Consult and follow Sussex Child Protection procedures and Sussex Safeguarding Adults procedures
  3. If you still have concerns, discuss with one of the Safeguarding team listed below

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children  Jo Tomlinson 07770 381421 or 01273 238708
Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Adults Alex Morris 01273 238868 or 07920 245215
Designated Doctor Dr Jamie Carter 01273 238703 or 01273 238708
Brighton and Hove Named GP for Safeguarding Children Dr Mary Flynn 01273 238703 or 01273 238708

Information and Resources

Please follow the links below

Training

You can find training on safeguarding via the Local Safeguarding Children Board Learning Gateway.

Learning Disability Friendly Practice

You can find a guide on how to make your practice more accessible for people with learning disabilities in the table below.

Royal College of General Practitioners Safeguarding Children Toolkit for General Practice

Access the Toolkit by clicking the link here

Learning Disability Friendly Practice Guide


The Learning Disability Friendly Practice Guide is for use by practice colleagues.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.