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: fdff@brighton-hove.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 Adults

Alex Morris

Call: 01273238868/07920245215

Alex.morris@nhs.net

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Jo Tomlinson

Call: 01273 238708/07770 381421

Jo.tomlinson3@nhs.net

Designated Nurse for Looked After Children

Dawn Siddens

Call: 01273 238877/07747 036592 

dawn.siddens@nhs.net

Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children

Mary Flynn

Mary.flynn@nhs.net

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Adults

Fiona Crimmins

Call: 07787 763947

fiona.crimmins@nhs.net

Designated Nurse Looked After Children

Heather Lomas

Call: 07808 847331

Heather.lomas2@nhs.net

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Adults

Gillian Field

Call: 07769 282857

Gillian.field@nhs.net

Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Dee Harris

Call: 07796 940091

denise.harris10@nhs.net

(Works Tues – Thurs)

Designated Nurse for Looked After Children

Linda Burgess

Call: 07775011775

linda.burgess7@nhs.net

Works 0.5wte

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.