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Keeping children and young people safe from abuse

Keeping children and young people safe from abuse

Professor May-Chahal explains how NICE guidance will help protect children and young people from abuse.

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Podcasts

Child abuse: communication is key

In this podcast:

Corinne May-Chahal, professor of applied science and chair of NICE guideline explains the crucial principles that need to be considered when responding to child abuse. What do young people think about this? Emma Harewood describes how we can recognise abuse and neglect and how we are moving forward in the field.