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The Law on FGM

National Policy documents for professionals Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation (2011) Royal College of Nursing Female genital mutilation (2006) Safeguarding Children and Young People: A Toolkit for General Practice (2011) Female Genital Mutilation and its Management (2009) Female…

List of FGM Specialist Services in London

1. St George’s FGM Services Tel: 0208 725 5949 Open: 2 Fridays each month 2 – 5pm Contact: Denise Henry, Specialist Perineal Midwife: Denise.Henry@stgeorges.nhs.uk 2. Acton African Well Women Centre Acton Health Centre 35 – 61 Church Road London, W3 8QE Tel: 0208 383 8716;…

Mental Health

The mental health services that are available for children and families include all levels from universal through to specialist.  Universal mental health services are those that provide information to support good mental health and well being. Targeted mental health services or Tier 2 services, provide…

NSPCC: Ending Female Genital Mutilation

The following video has been made independently to reflect the experiences of a children who have undergone FGM. Please note some of the content is disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. <p></p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" style="width:425px; height:344px;" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/04qAO5ZzZdY?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/04qAO5ZzZdY?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0" /><param value="transparent" /></object> The NSPCC FGM helpline is…

Parent and Child Development Team

The Parent and Child Development Team provides resources to promote the development of children with additional needs and their families. They have specialised play sessions, a sensory room and soft room as well as an extensive toy library. They support parents with issues relating to behaviour, play, social…

Parental substance misuse - newsletters and information for practitioners

If you are working with any parents who are experiencing drug or alcohol misuse then please consider making a referral to Fiona Dagger, Parental Substance Misuse Worker based in Wandsworth Town Hall. E: fdagger@wandsworth.gov.uk  T: 020 8871 7885 Spring 2015 Newsletter

Private Fostering - Identification table

The law states that the local authority must be informed about all private fostering situations. The parents, carer and ay professional who knows about the arrangement are legally required to inform the authority’s children’s service giving details about the arrangement.  Definition of a close relative…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…